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.
Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia’s 2021 ‘Local Hero’ for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.
Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger’s Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.
A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows reforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.
Cataracts gradually robbed six-year-old Azaiya of his sight. A corrective operation allowed him to see a world with opportunities.
For Ali Abukar, engaging in a dialogue that represents all voices and setting up inclusive mechanisms to inform decision-making are necessary for meaningful change to take place.
Syrian refugee wins UNHCR Innovation Award for an inventive project that helps vulnerable children overcome trauma linked to past experiences.
Several thousand people fleeing escalating violence in Ethiopia’s Benishangul Gumuz region have sought safety in Sudan’s Blue Nile State over the last month.
With only limited resources, an Ethiopian refugee doctor is drawing on his skills and training to help fellow refugees in need in Sudan.
During a visit, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi says economic inclusion is key to the success of both asylum-seekers and their host communities.
As rains approach, the race is on to get aid to thousands seeking safety in a remote village in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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