Stand up for the Refugee Convention or millions will pay the price

To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, UNHCR's Grandi calls on states to renew their commitment to its life-saving principles.

29 Jul 2021

Eritrean refugees in Tigray caught up in conflict

27 Jul 2021

Record numbers forced to flee ongoing violence in Burkina Faso

23 Jul 2021

Local groups offer vital assistance to newly displaced in Myanmar

UNHCR is partnering with local communities and faith groups to help an estimated 200,000 people driven from their homes by fresh violence since February's military takeover.

22 Jul 2021

Attacks by armed group displace 20,000 civilians in eastern DRC

16 Jul 2021

News comment: UNHCR latest update on deteriorating situation of Eritrean refugees in Tigray

This news comment is attributable to Ann Encontre, UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia

15 Jul 2021

Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray Region

13 Jul 2021

Displaced nurses provide vital health care to others displaced in Ethiopia's Tigray

As UNHCR and other aid agencies scale up the humanitarian response in conflict-torn Tigray, local communities and the displaced are pulling together to support one another.

5 Jul 2021

'We are the lucky ones'

Ethiopian refugee Mihret hid in the bush for days without food or water, to escape the Tigray conflict. Now safe in Sudan, she is using her engineering skills to assist her community.

30 Jun 2021