Stories

Race against time to help thousands of Central African refugees

As rains approach, the race is on to get aid to thousands seeking safety in a remote village in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.

12 Feb 2021

Venezuelans defy the pandemic to seek a future in Colombia

Visiting Maicao, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi urges greater support for countries hosting millions of displaced Venezuelans amid COVID-19 crisis.

8 Feb 2021

OPINION: When will refugees get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Jordan and Lebanon are including Syrian refugees in their vaccination campaigns. If we don't live up to our commitments to refugees we risk a lost generation.

5 Feb 2021

Yemen's 'marginalized ones' endure hunger, displacement

Conflict and displacement have compounded centuries of discrimination against Yemen's Muhamasheen minority, denying access to jobs, documentation and humanitarian aid.

4 Feb 2021

Keeping displaced families safe amid surge in Niger violence

As increasing numbers are forced from their homes by armed groups in Niger's volatile western border region, UNHCR mobilizes network of local protection monitors.

3 Feb 2021

Data reveals impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods and futures

Poor and vulnerable communities across the world, including the forcibly displaced, struggle with the pandemic's far-reaching consequences.

2 Feb 2021

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021

A shell blast, and an asylum seeker's life changed forever

After sustaining life-changing injuries during clashes in Libya, Sudanese asylum seeker Mohamed is adapting to disability with support from UNHCR and its partner.

27 Jan 2021

Climate change and conflict pursue displaced Burkinabes

In Burkina Faso, the displaced struggle to find a refuge from violence and the effects of global heating.

25 Jan 2021