Canada's Samra Habib champions the rights of LGBTI refugees
The photographer, author and activist reflects on growing up fast as child refugee in Toronto – and why she fights for equality and 'a sense of belonging'.
In their host countries, two LGBTI refugees from Venezuela start new lives
LGBTI refugees often face a long road to safety. But for a gay man and a transwoman from Venezuela, building new lives in their host countries represented a 'rebirth.'
UNHCR receives huge donation to fight coronavirus
Unilever is donating millions of bars of soap, hand sanitizer and other supplies to help displaced people in dozens of countries prevent COVID-19.
Conflict and pandemic drive more people to risk deadly sea route from Libya
A Sudanese teenager survived brushes with death in a quest for asylum, but rising insecurity and COVID-19 restrictions drove him to risk all on the open seas.
Honduran family starts new life across the country, but terror is never far
Hounded by gangs, the family was among hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people on the run within this small Central American nation.
Venezuelan counsellors offer fellow refugees 'psychological first aid'
In Peru, Venezuelan mental health professionals are reaching out to the diaspora with remote sessions to help them cope in the coronavirus pandemic.
UN agencies warn conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic present a significant threat to life in Libya
Joint statement by OCHA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP, WHO, IOM.
Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on displaced Venezuelans
COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have taken a heavy toll on Venezuelan refugees and migrants, many of whom were barely scraping by even before the pandemic hit.
Refugee children hard hit by coronavirus school closures
Going to school was already a daily challenge for many displaced children around the world. Now there are fears some may not return after COVID-19 lockdowns lift.