How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement

Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.

2 Dec 2020

UN High Commissioner for Refugees warns of grave consequences if world looks away from Afghanistan, reiterates importance of finding solutions to Afghan displacement

23 Nov 2020

UNHCR calls for protection, support for civilians affected by violence in southern Afghanistan

20 Oct 2020

Refugees join voices in a song of hope and kindness

Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for 'Shine Your Light'.

14 Oct 2020

UNHCR cash grants provide a lifeline to thousands of refugees in Iran

13 Oct 2020

Afghan sports coach helps young refugees find a path to school in Iran

Football coach and youth counsellor Rozma Ghafouri is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award for her work empowering Afghan refugee girls.

21 Sep 2020

Afghan girl who waited years for school refuses to let her enthusiasm wane

She was 11 before she saw the inside of a classroom, so Parisa was not about to stop learning even under lockdown.

2 Sep 2020

'You could see the happiness on their faces'

A programme underway to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied children from the Greek Islands is already transforming lives.

25 Aug 2020

Afghan doctor helps refugees fight COVID-19, one phone call at a time

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran, Afghan refugee Fezzeh Hosseini has been working tirelessly to help local and Afghan patients affected by the virus.

20 Jul 2020