UNHCR fixes homes to help Lebanese and refugees weather crisis

As Lebanon suffers a devastating economic collapse, UNCHR is helping struggling Lebanese and Syrian families to live in safety and dignity.

18 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Libya: First evacuation flight to Niger in over a year brings 172 asylum-seekers to safety

5 Nov 2021

Meet the Syrian cartoonist behind UNHCR's first-ever NFT fundraiser

To mark the UN Refugee Agency's 70th anniversary, award-winning cartoonist Hani Abbas has created seven images that will be sold as digital assets to raise funds for Afghanistan.

4 Nov 2021

UNHCR calls on Libya to urgently develop plan for asylum seekers and refugees, welcomes authorization to restart evacuations

22 Oct 2021

UNHCR's Grandi urges increase in the scope of humanitarian assistance in Syria, including to people returning from displacement

18 Oct 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi urges support for crisis-hit Lebanon

15 Oct 2021

UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights

This statement is attributable to Ayman Gharaibeh, Director of UNHCR's Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa

8 Oct 2021

UN: Syrian refugees in Lebanon struggle to survive amid worst socioeconomic crisis in decades

29 Sep 2021