Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 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

Global evaluation: International COVID-19 response fell short in upholding refugee rights

8 Jul 2022

Rohingya refugees lead response to fire threat in Bangladesh camps

Trained refugee volunteers are the first line of defence against the frequent fires that tear through camps in the dry season.

10 Jun 2022

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions

20 May 2022

Refugees samba in Rio's famed Carnival parade to celebrate Brazilian openness

As special guests of the Salgueiro samba school, refugees showed off their fancy footwork and strengthened bonds with the country that has welcomed them.

29 Apr 2022

Syrian brothers in Lebanon are a team on the football field and at home

Four young Syrian refugees in Lebanon work as a team to care for their brother with epilepsy, and dream of playing professional football to get him the medical treatment he needs.

21 Apr 2022

Brick by brick: Students' policy ideas to help refugees make their way to the real UN

4 Apr 2022