Stories

Funding gap leaves refugees in Egypt struggling to cope

Syrian refugee Abdallah left school aged 12 to support his destitute family, and UNHCR warns that more refugees face ruin without urgent increase in funding.

28 Feb 2019

Lebanon's 'Fun Bus' offers kids a respite from street work

Joint UNHCR and EU scheme offers Syrian refugees and other children a safe space to learn and play, as part of wider push to get kids out of work and into school.

27 Feb 2019

Yemenis' battle to survive deepens as conflict grinds on

Nearly four years of war have left 24.1 million children, women and men in urgent need of food, shelter, medical care and schooling.

26 Feb 2019

Supporting Rohingya refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh

The UN is seeking US$920 million to meet the needs of more than 900,000 refugees from Myanmar and 330,000 vulnerable residents in Bangladesh host communities.

15 Feb 2019

Learning is a welcome respite for child refugees on Kos

The KEDU school offers classes, museum trips and a sense of normalcy to young asylum-seekers on Greek island.

14 Feb 2019

Yemeni restaurant wins over Korean palates and hearts

Diner staffed by Yemeni chefs and waiters on South Korea's Jeju Island brings refugees and their hosts together over food.

13 Feb 2019

UNHCR chief praises Ethiopia's innovative approach to refugees

Filippo Grandi visits groundbreaking projects that improve the lives of refugees and their host communities.

13 Feb 2019

Nigerian refugees struggle in aftermath of Boko Haram attacks

UNHCR calls for urgent support for more than 35,000 people who fled a surge in militant attacks, and now face acute needs in Cameroon's remote desert north.

11 Feb 2019

UNHCR Chief calls for more international support for Tanzania

Concluding a four-day visit to the East African nation, Filippo Grandi urges greater investment for north-west regions hosting 330,000 refugees.

8 Feb 2019