Stories

'Give us a seat at the table and we'll change the world'

At the High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges, participants say those who are forcibly displaced are eager and qualified to help rebuild communities devastated by COVID-19.

22 Oct 2020

International community must act with 'urgency' to end crisis in Central Sahel

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells conference that COVID-19 adds a new threat to a region already grappling with record numbers forced to flee their homes.

21 Oct 2020

Baaba Maal appeals for support for Sahel

Senegalese musician, singer and UNHCR supporter calls for action to end world's fastest growing displacement crisis.

20 Oct 2020

As COVID-19 rages, Mexican firm steps up to save lives

Partly staffed by refugees, storied appliance maker Mabe turns its production to safeguarding Latin America's first responders.

16 Oct 2020

Innovative 'keyhole' gardens help refugees improve their nutrition

A unique yet simple approach to growing vegetables is diversifying refugees' diets in Tanzania's refugee camps.

16 Oct 2020

New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan

After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.

15 Oct 2020

Refugees join voices in a song of hope and kindness

Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for 'Shine Your Light'.

14 Oct 2020

Refugees in South Africa share acts of kindness with their hosts

A community of Somali refugees stand together with their South African neighbours to assist those struggling the most during the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 Oct 2020

Central African Republic villagers share what little they have with refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is supporting the refugees who fled an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

13 Oct 2020