Olympic marathon runner and former refugee Yonas Kinde knows first-hand the power of sport to forge friendships, stay healthy and rebuild lives.
Families displaced after this May’s eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in eastern DRC need urgent support as they face extreme difficulties while striving to rebuild their lives.
UNHCR is supporting refugees and host communities in Bangladesh to ensure the most vulnerable have access to livelihood opportunities.
Bangladesh is host to the largest refugee population. More than 800,000 Rohingya refugees are living in the biggest refugee camp in the world, located at Cox’s Bazar. Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh have been seriously affected by the COVID-19...
Formerly a stateless person himself, Yutthachai Jaju is now helping to end statelessness among communities in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand.
Bianka Rodríguez was forced to leave home after facing violence and abuse from family members from a young age.
As a teenager, Bianka Rodríguez was forced to leave home after facing violence and abuse from family members from a young age. After dropping out of school she began volunteering for COMCAVIS Trans Association – a Salvadoran non-profit organisation that advocates for...
Rohingya refugees who lost everything in the massive fire that tore through a camp in southern Bangladesh on Monday prepare to start over, once again.
Myanmar refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border are continuing to urge their friends and family to remain vigilant, wear masks and practise physical distancing.
February 2020, UNHCR staff together with field staff visited Ban Don Yang refugee camp, Kanchanaburi province western part of Thailand. Almost 100,000 of Myanmar refugees have been living in 9 refugee camps along Thai-Myanmar border for more than 30 year. UNHCR is...
With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.