Stories

Northern Ethiopia peace deal restores hope for displaced

A November peace agreement means people displaced by the conflict in Ethiopia's northern regions can once again think about home and the future.

8 Feb 2023

UNHCR responds to deadly earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria

Teams from the UN Refugee Agency are on the ground to provide life-saving assistance to families affected by the disaster.

7 Feb 2023

Coffee connects Ethiopian refugees to home

Freweyni Tadese is keeping Ethiopia's coffee traditions alive and earning a living through her coffee shop in Sudan's Tunaydbah refugee camp.

3 Feb 2023

Families struggle for survival during Afghanistan's coldest winter in a decade

For families living on the brink, cash and other support from UNHCR are a lifeline this winter.

2 Feb 2023

A refugee baker from Congo builds his business in Burundi

A Congolese baker is providing daily bread for his fellow refugees and local Burundians, an income for his family, and dignity for himself.

26 Jan 2023

Afghan women affected by Taliban bans on work and study fear for their futures

Displaced women fear they will be unable to support their families without access to work and education.

18 Jan 2023

First Christmas in exile for Ukrainian refugees in Poland

As Ukrainian refugees celebrate Orthodox Christmas on 7 January, the new year brings more uncertainty.

6 Jan 2023

Abandoned hospital gets new life as a home for Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria

23 Dec 2022

Child's joy helps Syrian refugee family weather Lebanon's economic crisis

Born without a forearm, Sarah's playful spirit gives her struggling family strength as economic crisis makes a tough situation harder still.

22 Dec 2022