Live blog: Refugees in the COVID-19 crisis
These are some of the ways that UNHCR staff, people forced to flee and supporters around the globe are taking action to stay smart, stay safe and stay kind.
Refugee nurse on the front line against coronavirus in Iran
After earning a nursing degree on a UNHCR scholarship, Iraqi nurse Moheyman is working tirelessly to assist Iranians and fellow refugees in current COVID-19 crisis.
Scouts take refugee solidarity online during coronavirus crisis
The worldwide movement of Scouts has long supported UNHCR. Now that support is being renewed and deepened, even in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.
UNHCR expresses alarm over insecurity in Burkina Faso
Attacks by armed groups force Malian refugees to leave camp and return home while coronavirus adds new element of insecurity to Sahel crisis
Syrian refugees adapt to life under coronavirus lockdown in Jordan camps
While there have been no cases of COVID-19 so far, UNHCR is helping some 120,000 refugees living in region's largest camps do what they can to mitigate threat.
Venezuelan doctor gives coronavirus tips to Ecuador's most vulnerable
Early in March, before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, Samuel Suárez was already giving at-risk Ecuadorians in rural areas lifesaving tips to avoid infection.
Q&A: Access to health services is key to halting COVID-19 and saving refugee lives
UNHCR's leading public health expert says prevention and inclusion must be at the heart of the response for displaced people, especially in areas with weak health services.
Yemen sees fresh displacement after five years of conflict
After fleeing latest fighting in country's north, Yemenis describe harrowing route to safety and dire conditions on arrival as humanitarian aid struggles to meet needs.
Syrian refugees aid vulnerable Swiss amid COVID-19 outbreak
As the elderly and unwell self-isolate, a network of Syrians provides a vital bridge to the outside world for Swiss in greatest need.