UNHCR helps re-open health centre during lockdown in Libya
With new equipment and training, the facility provides free healthcare and protection services to a population of 30,000 – including Libyans, refugees and migrants.
As South Sudan turns nine, its people remain committed to peace
Despite fears of an uncertain future, citizens of the world's youngest nation cling to the hope of a peaceful South Sudan.
Refugees deliver mental health services to locked down camps in Iraq
Trained community workers – many of them refugees themselves – are providing vital mental health support during the COVID-19 outbreak in northern Iraq.
Netflix releases Stateless, a new drama series produced by Cate Blanchett
Stateless, a powerful new show co-created and produced by the actor, director and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, explores what it means to lose your home, country and identity.
Living amid ruins, Afghans get help to build shelters
Afghanistan's shortage of decent and affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing millions of displaced and returning refugees. A new project is offering some a solution.
Uganda opens border to thousands fleeing Congo violence
Country lifts COVID-19 closure to admit refugees escaping escalating violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Refugees and their host communities in India hard hit by coronavirus lockdown
Life was already a struggle for many of the 40,276 refugees registered with UNHCR in India, but the coronavirus pandemic has made their survival even more precarious.
Enhanced support for Syria refugees vital amid COVID-19 pandemic - UNHCR chief
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells donors enhanced support is needed to prevent refugees and their hosts from slipping "deeper into poverty and despair."
Economic misery engulfs Syrian refugees and their hosts
In Lebanon, the capacity of local community and Syrian refugees to provide mutual support is being stretched to breaking point by economic turmoil and the COVID-19 crisis.