The latest stories from UNHCR.
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We take special care to bring you the latest refugee news and stories of the men, women and children we help each day.
The economic downturn prompted by the pandemic has pushed hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in the Middle East into an ever more desperate situation.
UNHCR is urging Greece to investigate multiple reports of pushbacks by Greek authorities at the country’s sea and land borders.
O’Plérou made world headlines with 365 emojis that change the way people see Africa. Now he has turned his creative spotlight onto refugees.
A simple yet effective hygiene initiative is helping South Sudanese refugees make their own handwashing devices to fight COVID-19 in the DRC.
Massive funding gaps are threatening thousands of lives in the DR Congo, where surging violence and COVID-19 are exacerbating already dire conditions.
Refugees and their hosts together plant one million trees in a massive reforestation drive in the White Nile State in Sudan.
As rangers in some national parks, refugees and asylum-seekers get a fresh start in Guatemala while protecting threatened plant and animal species.
Syrian refugee Mohammad Alkhalaf is a perfectionist – and that quality has served him well in his training as an electrician with a German rail operator.
Already the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, aid cuts due to lack of funds and arrival of COVID-19 put millions of Yemenis at risk.
More than a thousand people – a mix of Malian refugees, displaced nationals and local host communities – are on the run following a brutal attack in Niger.
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