Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan
As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.
What I learned from a refugee camp in West Africa
My family fled civil war in Liberia to a refugee camp in Guinea in West Africa. I learned the power of resilience and the value of diversity.
UNHCR forum weighs lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
The final session of this year's High Commissioner's Dialogue considered solutions for responding to future global emergencies.
Record 20,000 students engage in refugee policies through the 2020 Model UN Refugee Challenge
8 winning ideas from Model UN students to help refugees
UNHCR challenged students to tackle issues related to forced displacement in their debates. Here's a summary of their winning ideas and the thinking behind them.
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan
After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.
Refugees find help with mental health effects of Beirut blast
With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.
Help needed to meet 'urgent humanitarian needs' in Syria, Grandi says
After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight.