Resolving displacement critical for regional, international stability - UN refugee chief
As forced displacement tops 79.5 million, Filippo Grandi urges UN Security Council to use its authority seek peace and inclusion for the displaced.
Global forced displacement vastly more widespread in 2019
UNHCR's annual Global Trends report finds more people are fleeing war, conflict and persecution worldwide. For many, rebuilding their lives remains out of reach.
Young Ivorian artist designs 2020 World Refugee Day emoji
Graphic designer O'Plérou made world headlines with 365 emojis that change the way people see Africa. Now he has turned his creative spotlight onto refugees.
South Sudanese refugees make tippy taps to promote hygiene in DRC camps
A simple yet effective hygiene initiative is helping refugees make their own handwashing devices to fight COVID-19 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Restoring Sudan's forest cover, one tree at a time
Refugees and their hosts together plant one million trees in a massive reforestation drive in Sudan's White Nile State.
Forests in Guatemala find new guardians: refugees
As rangers in some of Central America's most biodiverse national parks, refugees and asylum-seekers get a fresh start while protecting threatened plant and animal species.
Syrian electrician gets back on track at German rail network
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn's integration programme offers refugees a chance of permanent employment and also fills a gap in the labour market.
For Yemenis on the brink, aid funding gap spells disaster
Already the world's worst humanitarian crisis after years of conflict and mass displacement, aid cuts due to lack of funds and arrival of COVID-19 put millions of lives at risk.
Winter threatens Venezuelans unprepared for the cold
As chilly weather steals over South America, vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants brace for added hardship.