Pandemic threatens progress on refugee admissions through family, work, study permits

5 May 2021

Starting over is not easy but Burundian refugees are hopeful as they return home

Hope and expectation as Burundian refugees return home after years in exile in Rwanda.

3 May 2021

Across Latin America, displaced people receive the COVID-19 jab

Latin America is among the regions hardest hit by the coronavirus. But now, in countries such as Guyana, Ecuador and Peru, refugees in priority groups are among those getting the vaccine.

30 Apr 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees urges more support for Burundians returning home

29 Apr 2021

In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee volunteers boost vaccine uptake

As World Immunization Week aims to boost trust in vaccines, refugee volunteers work to combat misinformation and encourage older refugees to get vaccinated.

29 Apr 2021

Grandi praises Rwanda for offering life-saving haven for refugees

In Rwanda, UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits facility providing safe route out of Libya for refugees and asylum-seekers, including Somali couple who faced detention and abuse

26 Apr 2021

Global campaign boosts COVID-19 prevention among refugees

The Hygiene & Behaviour Change Coalition, funded by the UK government and Unilever, reaches 1 billion people, including refugees, in its outreach efforts.

18 Apr 2021

UNHCR calls for more support for Nicaraguans forced to flee

16 Apr 2021

Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees

As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.

12 Apr 2021