Stories

Refugee and immigrant girls from 19 countries unite their voices in one choir

Pihcintu is more than a choir – it has been a second family for over 300 girls and young women who found safety in the United States.

21 Dec 2018

Syrian family among millions relying on aid to survive winter

In northern Jordan, Syrian refugee Hilal relies on assistance to get his family through the harsh winter, with millions more in the region needing similar help.

20 Dec 2018

From child refugee in Mozambique to school principal in the United States

Resettlement gave Bertine Bahige a new chance in life. The former Congolese refugee would have never imagined he would one day call Wyoming home.

19 Dec 2018

Funding shortfall leaves South Sudanese refugees at risk

Aid agencies call for urgent support to meet the needs of over 2.2 million South Sudanese refugees – including women overcoming trauma and children missing out on an education.

18 Dec 2018

São Paulo helps refugees find their feet in Brazil

The largest city in the Americas not only welcomes refugees and migrants, but also helps them find work and regain their autonomy.

17 Dec 2018

Erbil reaps rewards by allowing Syrian refugees to flourish

Northern Iraqi city's choice to embrace refugees and keep job markets open has benefited both Syrians and locals alike, local governor says.

14 Dec 2018

Displaced Colombians open their doors to Venezuelan refugees and migrants

Years ago, the Colombian armed conflict left them with nothing. Today, displaced neighbours in Las Delicias are hosting more than 150 Venezuelans.

14 Dec 2018

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.

12 Dec 2018

Refugee talents on show in Kenya contest

Music, dance and comedy among skills showcased at popular Kakuma Got Talent competition.

10 Dec 2018