Moldovan GBV shelter offers safety and a community for refugees from Ukraine

When war engulfed Ukraine, Casa Marioarei – a 20-year-old organization in neighbouring Moldova's capital – opened its doors to welcome vulnerable women and children forced to flee their homes.

2 Aug 2022

UNHCR highlights key concerns for refugee health amid record displacement

Despite troubling rates of malnutrition, gains were noted in the inclusion of refugees in national health policies

29 Jul 2022

Budding Ukrainian game designer draws inspiration in Romania

Isolated from her friends and hundreds of miles from home, Kate dreams of connection. But, with the uncertainties of the Ukraine war, her dreams have taken new form.

22 Jul 2022

War uproots Ukrainian widow from lifelong home in Mykolaiv

After the house she built with her late husband went from sanctuary to bomb shelter, 83-year-old Svetlana left her beloved garden behind to seek safety as a refugee.

14 Jul 2022

UNHCR survey finds refugees from Ukraine hope to go home

Refugees will need continued support until they are able to return.

13 Jul 2022

'I just can't stand aside if I know that I can help'

Disability rights activist Tetiana Barantsova escaped the war in Ukraine in a wheelchair. Now she's helping others with disabilities to do the same.

22 Jun 2022

'When you open your home, you open your heart'

Iryna Morykvas reflects on how fleeing Ukraine with her son changed her perspective on love, peace and safety – and inspired her to design this year's World Refugee Day emoji.

19 Jun 2022

Ukrainian refugees depict trauma of fleeing war in new short film

"Uprooted" shows how the terrifying memories of conflict live on in those who have escaped, and sends a message of solidarity to refugees around the world.

13 Jun 2022

Ukrainian family finds a home away from home in Moldova

Business owners Nadejda and Vitalie converted their office space into a shelter for refugees, including six-year-old Veronika and her family from Odesa.

3 Jun 2022