Mental health issues can be both the driver and result of displacement

While medicine shortages have forced some people with mental health issues to flee Venezuela, the stresses of journeys to safety throughout the Americas have pushed others into depression.

6 Apr 2022

Thousands flee into Uganda following clashes in DR Congo

1 Apr 2022

Refugees and migrants brave jungle wilderness in search of safety

The dense jungle of the Darien Gap is increasingly becoming a site of transit for Venezuelans, Haitians and other people forced to flee.

29 Mar 2022

Number of displaced Nicaraguans in Costa Rica doubles in less than a year

25 Mar 2022

Costa Rican and asylum-seeking women come together to save cacao plantation

An all-women's cacao collective has brought support to its septuagenarian founder and much-needed income to its members, including asylum seekers from Nicaragua.

8 Mar 2022

New book explores past, present and future of protecting people forced to flee

28 Feb 2022

News Comment: UNHCR warns of increasing violence and human rights violations at European borders

This statement is attributed to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

21 Feb 2022

Refugee family found safety and stability in Mexico. Next step: citizenship

UNHCR Mexico is ushering in a multi-year planning model aimed at ensuring the continuity of programmes that help refugees from the moment they apply for asylum to their full integration.

6 Jan 2022

Scale up support to Iran to safeguard fleeing Afghans, says UNHCR's Grandi

21 Dec 2021