Refugees in Sudan reap benefits of clean cooking energy

A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows reforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.

26 Feb 2021

Helping vulnerable children to find their inner hero

Syrian refugee wins UNHCR Innovation Award for an inventive project that helps vulnerable children overcome trauma linked to past experiences.

24 Feb 2021

Humanitarian agencies seek US$222 million to support Burundian refugees

16 Feb 2021

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021

Q&A: 'Including refugees in the vaccine rollout is key to ending the pandemic'

Mike Woodman of UNHCR's Public Health Section explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.

14 Jan 2021

Refugees receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Jordan

14 Jan 2021

Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab

After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.

14 Jan 2021

5 ways refugees helped battle COVID-19 in 2020

Amid the pandemic, refugees stepped up to provide healthcare, boost wellness, safeguard their communities and keep us inspired during lockdowns.

31 Dec 2020

Mental health services help refugees transform their lives in Libya

With many refugees and asylum seekers in Libya in need of psychosocial support after years of conflict and insecurity, UNHCR and its partner are providing life-changing help.

30 Dec 2020