Iran policy change gives refugees access to banking services
Apprentices become partners as Afghan refugee and Iranian team up
After vocational training with UNHCR, auto apprentice Abbas met intern Danial and the two launched their own repair shop employing refugees and locals in Iran's Shiraz.
Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts
UNHCR calls for continued engagement and increased support for Afghanistan
Returning Iraqis face dire conditions following camp closures
With 250,000 Iraqis still living in camps after fleeing ISIS, sudden closure of 14 sites in late 2020 forced many to return to destroyed homes and villages lacking basic services.
UNHCR warns of mounting refugee and migrant deaths in the Central Mediterranean
In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee volunteers boost vaccine uptake
As World Immunization Week aims to boost trust in vaccines, refugee volunteers work to combat misinformation and encourage older refugees to get vaccinated.
UNHCR and IOM saddened by latest tragedy off Canary Islands
Joint UNHCR/IOM press release
UNHCR, IOM: Latest Caribbean shipwreck tragedy underscores need for safe pathways
Joint UNHCR/IOM Press Release