UNHCR deeply concerned by renewed violence displacing thousands in North Kivu, DR Congo

27 May 2022

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

20 May 2022

Dressing to impress gives lift to refugees in South Sudan

Amid ration cuts, more than one million items of clothing donated by retailers Gap Inc. and Hanes bring a welcome boost to refugees and hosts in South Sudan.

11 May 2022

UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique's "invisible" crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement

10 May 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022

Hopeful Central African refugees return home from DR Congo

After fleeing violence and spending years living in camps, UNHCR is easing the route home for thousands of refugees from CAR who are choosing to return to safer areas.

6 May 2022

Cloud of uncertainty starts to lift for Ukrainian sisters fleeing war

Antonina and Natasha arrived in Slovakia without a plan. By evening, with help from UNHCR, they have a place to stay and hope for the future.

5 May 2022

UNHCR and TikTok launch campaign in solidarity with refugees from Ukraine and beyond

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and TikTok launch a hashtag challenge and live concert series #TheWorldNeeds, using music to bring people together and promote solidarity with refugees

4 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