UNHCR warns of increased COVID-19-related trafficking risks for refugees, displaced and stateless

30 Jul 2020

UNHCR expands support to refugees and host communities in Brazil as COVID-19 takes its toll

24 Jul 2020

Refugee health workers lead COVID-19 battle in Bangladesh camps

Trained community health workers – all of them Rohingya refugees – refer suspected COVID-19 patients in the settlements for testing and care.

24 Jul 2020

UNHCR stresses urgent need for States to end unlawful detention of refugees and asylum-seekers, amidst COVID-19 pandemic

24 Jul 2020

US$20 million for Sahel drive to curb COVID-19

African Development Bank, UNHCR and G5 Sahel pledge to back effort to curb coronavirus' impact on forcibly displaced people and their hosts.

23 Jul 2020

Winners announced for UNHCR Youth with Refugees Art Contest

22 Jul 2020

Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 - We animated it

UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.

22 Jul 2020

Afghan doctor helps refugees fight COVID-19, one phone call at a time

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran, Afghan refugee Fezzeh Hosseini has been working tirelessly to help local and Afghan patients affected by the virus.

20 Jul 2020

UNHCR helps re-open health centre during lockdown in Libya

With new equipment and training, the facility provides free healthcare and protection services to a population of 30,000 – including Libyans, refugees and migrants.

16 Jul 2020