Escalating violence uproots farmers and herders in Niger
Forced to abandon their homes, farms and livestock, over 50,000 people have been displaced by insecurity in the border regions of west Niger.
Vienna learns the benefit of giving warm welcome to refugees
Informed by decades of hosting refugees, Austria's capital has enlisted the help of locals and refugees alike in schemes to integrate new arrivals to the city.
Syrian refugee aid plan launched as births in exile hit 1 million
UN agencies and NGOs publish US$5.5 bln plan to help refugees and host countries in 2019-2020, as number of Syrian children born as refugees reaches one million.
Refugee talents on show in Kenya contest
Music, dance and comedy among skills showcased at popular Kakuma Got Talent competition.
UNHCR welcomes global mayors' commitment to refugees
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi applauds declaration by the Global Mayoral Forum in Marrakech committing to support refugees.
As medical costs rise, Syrian refugees put health at risk
Steep rise in health costs for refugees in Jordan has led Syrians such as 24-year-old Walaa to skip essential check-ups, putting their lives in danger.
TEDx event shines light on refugee women and empowerment
Among 11 speakers at TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen, a Syrian refugee and a statelessness activist highlight the need for opportunities.
'Gender-based violence never got enough attention'
UNHCR has more than 11,500 staff, most based in the field. Meet ethics officer Keiko Odashiro, who protects refugees from sexual exploitation and abuse.
Congolese tailor with disability stitches new life in Kenya
Conflict and a spinal condition have not stopped one Congolese refugee from establishing a successful tailoring business in Kenya's Kakuma camp.