Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.
Thousands of people have been made homeless by flooding after monsoon rains inundated refugee sites in southern Bangladesh.
Opening ceremony features refugee athletes marching out under the Olympic flag, showcasing the power of sport and sending a message of hope to 82 million displaced people worldwide.
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.
A widowed mother-of-four struggling to take care of her family in a camp is among the 270,000 Afghans displaced since the start of the year by the latest upsurge in fighting.
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...