What is home? South Sudanese poet reflects on decades of flight and exile
South Sudanese writer uses experience of flight and exile to make poetry.
Costa Rican schools open their doors to displaced Nicaraguan children
Thanks to the generosity of border towns in Costa Rica, thousands of Nicaraguan children fleeing social and political crisis at home have been able to go back to class.
NGO partners more crucial than ever, says UN refugee chief
Filippo Grandi stresses vital advocacy role of non-governmental organizations at opening of annual consultation event with 300 partners in Geneva from July 3-5.
Cate Blanchett reflects on her work with refugees in latest podcast episode
As the final guest of this season's Awake at Night podcast, the actor and Goodwill Ambassador describes the moments that have most affected her in her work with UNHCR.
Attacks in north-east Congo force thousands to flee to Uganda
Congolese refugees crossing into Uganda speak of brutal attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ituri province.
Syrian director unites refugees and locals through drama
Theatre director Bassem uses acting classes to offer safe space for young refugees and locals in Alexandria, building their self-confidence and a sense of community.
On a trek to safety, Somalis risk all in Libya
UNHCR seeks US$210 million to help refugees risking death, rape, arbitrary detention, forced labour and starvation as they travel towards the Mediterranean.
Nigerian widow opens her doors to Cameroonian refugees
Fleeing conflict and insecurity in Cameroon, some refugees have found shelter, a warm welcome and support from a 77-year-old Nigerian widow.
A message to the world's refugees from UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi
Refugee chief says World Refugee Day is a moment to recognize the courage of the 70 million who have fled war, violence and persecution.