Stories

Joy and hope as Central African refugees return home

Hundreds of Central Africans head back to their homeland after years in exile in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

22 Nov 2019

'This is Moises, live from Boa Vista'

Rarely seen without his toy camera and mic – tools of the trade he hopes to enter – 10-year-old Moisés interviews his fellow Venezuelans about their journeys to Brazil.

20 Nov 2019

Bringing toilets into the home boosts refugees' health and security

Burundian refugees in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo receive cash to construct houses and toilets, improving access to better sanitation.

18 Nov 2019

Women confront the ravages of war in Central Africa

Facing profound loss from years of conflict in the Central African Republic, women find strength and healing in solidarity.

18 Nov 2019

Colombia's private sector begins to open its doors to Venezuelans

Far from just being a charitable gesture, Colombian firms are finding that hiring Venezuelan refugees and migrants makes good business sense.

14 Nov 2019

Resources strained as thousands flee conflict in eastern Congo

Urgent support needed for thousands displaced by six months of conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ituri and North Kivu provinces.

12 Nov 2019

Rohingya man's mission to reunite parents with their lost children now a new film

Documentary by award-winning director follows a refugee dedicated to bringing shattered families back together in Bangladesh.

12 Nov 2019

Clinic helps refugees and Bangladeshis in pain

A physiotherapy clinic in south-east Bangladesh treats Rohingya refugees and their Bangladeshi hosts side by side.

6 Nov 2019

Actress Mahira Khan named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan

At an appointment ceremony in Islamabad, Khan urges more support for countries which host large numbers of refugees.

6 Nov 2019