Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
Colombian woman devotes life to helping sexually exploited children heal
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work helping young survivors of sexual violence, many of them refugees, rebuild their lives.
Nansen Refugee Award laureate responds to COVID-19 in South Sudan
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award winner, is helping refugees and their hosts in a remote region of South Sudan curb the spread of COVID-19.
For survivors of childhood sexual violence, a second chance in Colombia
Since it opened its doors 32 years ago, Fundación Renacer has worked to give children and teens who have endured sexual violence the tools they need to rebuild their lives.
In South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown, women refugee entrepreneurs struggle
As the nationwide lockdown continues, women, including refugees, strive to provide for their families.
UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
Massive floods in Sudan impact thousands of refugees
South Sudanese refugees remain in urgent need of support after heavy rains and floods damage their shelters.
Don't let COVID-19 pandemic derail refugee education
As UN General Assembly meets virtually, footballer Mohamed Salah, educator Mary Maker and UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi urge world to safeguard refugee education.
UNHCR names Nansen Refugee Award regional winners
The everyday heroes from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are being honoured for their outstanding humanitarian work.