Stories

Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees

As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.

12 Apr 2021

Artist nurtures creativity through online community of women refugees

An online art project is helping women refugees overcome restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to develop creativity and build self-confidence.

8 Apr 2021

In Chad, Central African refugee keeps hope alive

Chad has offered sanctuary to refugees from Central African Republic, where renewed violence continues to force tens of thousands to flee.

7 Apr 2021

'They took away my biggest gift in life - my family'

As thousands flee non-state armed groups attacks in northern Mozambique, urgent resources are needed to support them and the communities hosting them.

7 Apr 2021

Refugee athletes' epic journey toward Tokyo Games dramatized in new video

The Journey' depicts a refugee's path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.

6 Apr 2021

Fresh start for Malian refugees in Burkina Faso as camp reopens

The Goudoubo camp, empty after violence forced residents out, now bustles as schools and healthcare centres rebuild and businesses reopen.

1 Apr 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Women struggle to get by as Yemen conflict hits six-year mark

As the world's worst humanitarian crisis rages on, women and children make up three-quarters of the four million people forced from their homes, putting them at greater risk.

31 Mar 2021

Serbia vaccinates refugees against COVID-19

Serbia is including refugees and asylum-seekers in its national vaccination rollout, with support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

30 Mar 2021