Q&A: 'Before the pandemic, refugee mental health was severely overlooked. Now it's a full-blown crisis'
UNHCR's Senior Mental Health Officer Pieter Ventevogel says COVID-19 has been a tipping point for many refugees in distress. But with the crisis comes an opportunity.
Rohingya refugee children learn to support one another
Peer-to-peer mental health initiative helps young refugees learn to cope with a life in exile in Bangladesh.
Finding wellbeing through yoga at a Kenyan refugee camp
A Ugandan refugee is using yoga to promote self-acceptance and mental wellbeing among refugees in Kakuma camp.
UNHCR private-sector partners win big at this year's FT/IFC awards
IKEA Foundation and Vodafone Foundation receive recognition for their work with UNHCR in solving challenges faced by refugees
COVID-19 crisis underlines need for refugee solidarity and inclusion
Global pandemic has curtailed access to asylum and threatened refugee rights, but has also shown the value of protecting displaced people, says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs.
'Now we have room to speak. But we still have a long way to go'
UNHCR's Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.
2020 Nansen Refugee Award spotlights child survivors of sexual exploitation
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez has spent decades helping rehabilitate survivors of childhood sexual exploitation. Around half of those she now serves are Venezuelan refugees and migrants.
Maintain aid levels to save lives and protect the vulnerable, UN refugee chief
During the pandemic, sustaining aid will mitigate marginalization that will be more costly to address later, Filippo Grandi tells high-level meeting.
As COVID-19 pandemic roils Latin America, Venezuelans face wave of evictions
Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.