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

UNHCR calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for refugees

7 Apr 2021

120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran's health insurance scheme

6 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

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

Nepal becomes first country in Asia Pacific to vaccinate refugees against COVID-19

Nepal is vaccinating refugees over the age of 65 as part of its national vaccination rollout.

30 Mar 2021

Awards honour refugee-led response to COVID-19 pandemic

UNHCR's 2020 NGO Innovation Awards honour the role of refugee-led organizations in helping forcibly displaced and vulnerable people cope during the pandemic.

25 Mar 2021

Better access to water improves lives for refugees and their hosts in Zimbabwe camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have improved water supply at Tongogara camp, in a project funded by the African Development Bank.

22 Mar 2021

Armed attacks kill hundreds, displace 40,000 civilians in northeast DR Congo

19 Mar 2021