Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

Angela Merkel to receive UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for protecting refugees at height of Syria crisis

4 Oct 2022

UNHCR survey: Refugees from Ukraine eager to work but need sustained support to ensure inclusion

23 Sep 2022

UNHCR, UNICEF establish dozens of support hubs in countries hosting Ukrainian refugees

21 Sep 2022

Aspiring Ukrainian architect is building her future in a Polish school

Ensuring hundreds of thousands of young Ukrainian refugees have access to education presents a huge challenge for host countries like Poland.

2 Sep 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

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

8 Jul 2022