UNHCR releases supplementary COVID-19 appeal to meet exceptional refugee needs in 2021

18 Dec 2020

UNHCR airlift supplies to assist thousands of Somalis displaced by Cyclone Gati

18 Dec 2020

Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan

As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.

17 Dec 2020

Neil Gaiman launches crowdsourced animated film to help raise funds for Syrian refugees battling freezing temperatures and icy winds amid threat of Covid-19

7 Dec 2020

Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns

Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Nov 2020

New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan

After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.

15 Oct 2020

Refugees find help with mental health effects of Beirut blast

With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.

11 Oct 2020

A month after Moria fires, UNHCR warns of worsening conditions ahead of winter

9 Oct 2020

Help needed to meet 'urgent humanitarian needs' in Syria, Grandi says

After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight.

20 Sep 2020