UNHCR calls on states to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees

15 Oct 2021

Hungry and shivering, Kabul displaced brace for bleak winter

In Kabul, nearly 50,000 Afghans displaced from other parts of the country by recent fighting are desperate to receive aid before winter sets in.

15 Oct 2021

Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers

Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.

14 Oct 2021

Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream

Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls' education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan's COVID-19 response.

29 Sep 2021

COVID-19 tops list of UNHCR's most underfunded crises in 2021

New report shows UNHCR's pandemic response has received just a third of the funds needed for this year, threatening the health and wellbeing of forcibly displaced people globally.

17 Sep 2021

UNHCR warns of dire consequences for refugees from COVID-19 underfunding

17 Sep 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees completes three-day visit to Afghanistan

15 Sep 2021

We decide how to treat refugees - it's dehumanizing to deprive them of an education

For the launch of the UNHCR 2021 Education Report, US author and vlogger John Green says learning opportunities for refugee children are utterly inadequate and the world must acknowledge their right to an education.

7 Sep 2021

'After the airlift'. News Comment attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

The evacuation from Kabul is coming to an end. A larger crisis is just beginning.

30 Aug 2021