Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Refugee firefighters honoured for their bravery in protecting Mauritania's environment

For their tenacious efforts to put out bushfires and plant trees, the Mbera Fire Brigade has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Africa.

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022

Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought deepens

A devastating drought has displaced 1 million Somalis since January 2021, and more people are expected to flee as communities face the prospect of famine.

29 Sep 2022

UNHCR warns of surging needs in Sudan amid skyrocketing prices and gaps in humanitarian funding

23 Sep 2022

UN Refugee Agency issues new legal guidance on protection of Somali refugees

20 Sep 2022

UNHCR: Humanitarian needs remain acute for displaced in flood-hit areas of Pakistan

20 Sep 2022

UNHCR rushes aid by air and road after Pakistan floods; steps up Afghanistan relief

6 Sep 2022

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee on famine in Somalia

5 Sep 2022