Training refugees and Ethiopians for the job market
A vocational programme funded by the German government teaches skills such as cooking, woodworking and mechanics to refugees and their hosts.
Good Samaritan opens her home to Venezuelan women and children in need
Two years ago, a Colombian housewife decided to turn her home into a makeshift shelter for refugees and migrants on a grueling trek to safety.
New school brings Afghan students in from the cold
A UN-funded school building gives 500 children in a village north of Kabul a better chance at finishing their education.
UNHCR chief applauds Zambia's openness to refugees
Filippo Grandi commends the African nation for its generosity towards refugees and calls for additional humanitarian and development support during a two-day visit.
Jordan's accidental plumber trains team of Syrian refugee women
After a mistranslation led her to enrol in a plumbing workshop, Safaa trained her own team of mostly Syrian refugee women to fix leaky taps and challenge stereotypes.
Afghan boy endures hardship en route to a better future
Farouk, 15, fled Afghanistan and endured a difficult journey overland across 10 countries. Now he is reunited with his siblings in London thanks in part to help from UNHCR.
Nicaraguans make their home in an idle Costa Rican factory
Uprooted by persecution, dozens of Nicaraguan journalists, teachers, labourers and accountants now rent a former San José tin factory as a shelter.
UN refugee chief visits South Africa to show support for government and refugees
Filippo Grandi pledges continued support and cooperation with South African government to ensure refugee protection during a two-day visit.
Climate change and displacement
How conflict and climate change form a toxic combination that drives people from their homes.