Stories

Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis benefit from inclusive COVID-19 response

Healthcare facilities in Cox's Bazar have been treating both Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi COVID patients. Now, a national vaccination campaign will take the same inclusive approach.

18 Mar 2021

Colombian coroner gives Venezuelans dignified burials

When Venezuelan refugees and migrants cannot afford a decent burial, Sonia Bermúdez ensures they have a final resting place.

17 Mar 2021

Inside Syria, millions face destitution after a decade of pain

Compounding crises increase misery for Syrian families trying to pick up the pieces after ten years of conflict, including 6.7 million people still displaced inside the country.

15 Mar 2021

A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival

As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.

12 Mar 2021

First refugees receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Rwanda

Over 400 health service workers and residents of Gashora transit centre get their first jabs, as part of national vaccine plan that covers all refugees and asylum-seekers.

12 Mar 2021

Violence forces Central African family into exile once more

Less than a year after returning home following a first spell in exile, Paul and his family again sought refuge in DRC following the latest wave of violence in the Central African Republic.

12 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

Displaced choir leader founds refugee orchestra in Chile

Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.

9 Mar 2021

The Kenyan powerhouse improving women's lives in Australia

Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia's 2021 'Local Hero' for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.

8 Mar 2021