Mixed emotions for family partially reunited after fleeing Tigray conflict

A bittersweet reunion for an Ethiopian mother and her daughter after months of separation

12 Apr 2022

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

15 Oct 2021

Donated airmiles help Eritrean father reunite with his daughters

A new partnership between the charity Miles4Migrants and UNHCR aims to help more refugees to reunite with their families.

31 May 2021

Afghan boy endures hardship en route to a better future

Farouk, 15, fled Afghanistan and endured a difficult journey overland across 10 countries. Now he is reunited with his siblings in London thanks in part to help from UNHCR.

17 Oct 2019

Eritrean minors reunited with mother after eight-year odyssey

Kedija, 15, and Yonas, 12, survived kidnapping, detention, and a failed sea crossing before finally rejoining their mother in Switzerland.

24 Jan 2019

Syrian teen in Germany reunites with family after years apart

Terrified that he would be recruited into the army, Numeir fled his home in Syria when he was just 15 years old.

26 Jul 2018

UNHCR urges family unity at southern US border

18 Jun 2018

Elderly Somali refugee hopes to end her days with family she once thought lost

After decades of displacement, Fadumo finally has the chance to move to the UK with her husband and long-lost daughter.

13 Apr 2018

Syrian father of eight fights to give his family a future

Mahmoud Al-Bashawat did not think being reunited with his family would be almost as difficult as his journey over land and sea.

29 Dec 2017