No escape for civilians trapped in eastern DR Congo’s cycle of violence
A hidden crisis is enveloping DR Congo’s Ituri Province, where civilians face extreme daily violence that has forced 1.8 million to flee their homes.
2023: A Moment of Truth for Global Displacement
As conflicts and other crises drive record numbers from their homes, here are the critical situations to watch out for in 2023.
Tears of Gold
In a special exhibition to mark World Refugee Day, British artist Hannah Rose Thomas shows portraits revealing the trauma and resilience of women who have survived violence and displacement.
Exile with style
A refugee finds safety in Brazzaville, and joy among its colourful ‘sapeurs’.
The Colour of Flight
Brazilian artist Marina Amaral dips into UNHCR’s photo archive and breathes new life into some iconic images of refugees in the 20th century.
Meet Kykeo, the ‘Karate Kid’ who is ‘more Argentine than dulce de leche’
Almost 40 years ago, a photojournalist snapped a picture of Kykeo Kabsuvan – a Laotian refugee, his brother and friends.
Now in their forties, the childhood friends came together from across Argentina to recreate a photo that was taken in 1983, when they were boys aged 4-10.
Badge of Honor
This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Nga Vương-Sandoval celebrates her name, and her journey. “I wanted to bring my lived experience to advance services and awareness for future newcomers,” she said.
On the frontlines of the global displacement crisis
2021: forced displacement in pictures.
Afghanistan on the Brink
Displaced Afghans facing “humanitarian catastrophe” this winter.
In their own words
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, presents “In their own words”: Four Asian Americans, who come from refugee backgrounds, talk about the complexities of discovering – and asserting – what it means to be American. A story in honour of Asian American and Pacific Islander AAPI heritage month.