Activist champions rights of people with disabilities in Ukraine
Tetiana Barantsova named regional winner for Europe for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
Colombia's private sector begins to open its doors to Venezuelans
Far from just being a charitable gesture, Colombian firms are finding that hiring Venezuelan refugees and migrants makes good business sense.
Medic helps Afghans find mobility and new lives after losing limbs
Physiotherapist Alberto Cairo, who provides prosthetic limbs and helps find jobs for injured Afghans, is the regional winner for Asia of UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award.
Join global challenge to match refugees' billion-mile journey
UNHCR's 1 Billion Miles to safety campaign calls on runners, walkers and cyclists to dedicate their miles in solidarity with families uprooted by war and persecution.
Joy to behold: Deaf children's choir warms hearts at Christmas
In Lebanon, children's choir featuring deaf Syrian refugees and locals and a 160-strong ensemble including refugee performers help to spread some seasonal cheer.
Congolese tailor with disability stitches new life in Kenya
Conflict and a spinal condition have not stopped one Congolese refugee from establishing a successful tailoring business in Kenya's Kakuma camp.
With resolve and a cell phone, blind refugee resumes school
Determined to get an education, Syrian teenager Alaa made the most of a gift from a relative to overcome communication barriers and thrive at school in Lebanon.
Centre proves a haven for special needs children uprooted by conflict
Forced to flee eastern Ukraine, one woman decided to open her own treatment centre for internally displaced special needs children.
In Lebanon, Iraqi boy with autism finds escape from isolation
Samer, 10, spent most of his life cut off from the outside world, until a UNHCR-funded community centre in Lebanon gave him a chance to connect with other kids.