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Grandi praises Rwanda for offering life-saving haven for refugees

In Rwanda, UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits facility providing safe route out of Libya for refugees and asylum-seekers, including Somali couple who faced detention and abuse

26 Apr 2021

Teen refugee teaches other young asylum-seekers about risks of abuse

A peer-taught programme in Serbia is helping vulnerable unaccompanied children protect themselves from violence and exploitation as they seek safety.

23 Apr 2021

Safety and support for Central African refugees in the DRC

On a visit to the DRC, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi, applauds inclusive efforts to support Central African refugees, while calling for greater international support.

23 Apr 2021

Data reveals impacts of climate emergency on displacement

A new data visualization shows how the climate emergency is converging with other threats to drive new displacement and increase the vulnerability of those already forced to flee.

22 Apr 2021

Helping others brings solace to displaced mother in Cabo Delgado

As displacement driven by violence soars in northern Mozambique, civilians caught up in the crisis display resilience and solidarity in the face of adversity.

20 Apr 2021

Global campaign boosts COVID-19 prevention among refugees

The Hygiene & Behaviour Change Coalition, funded by the UK government and Unilever, reaches 1 billion people, including refugees, in its outreach efforts.

18 Apr 2021

'They killed my husband. If I'd stayed, they would have killed me too'

Deadly gang violence is driving record numbers of women, children and even entire families to flee the North of Central America to seek refuge in Mexico.

13 Apr 2021

Global faith leaders unite to help tackle forced displacement

Members of the newly formed Multi-Religious Council of Leaders make individual commitments to promote peace and offer support to forcibly displaced people.

13 Apr 2021

Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees

As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.

12 Apr 2021