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.
In Burkina Faso, the displaced struggle to find a refuge from violence and the effects of global heating.
Grim milestone reached in world’s fastest-growing displacement crisis as fighting uproots 11,400 within Burkina Faso.
Sweet story: “Peace by Chocolate” documents Hadhad family’s extraordinary journey from Syria to Canada
Tareq Hadhad landed in Canada as a Syrian refugee in 2015. Eleven months after, the Peace by Chocolate founder became a Canadian citizen.
UNHCR regains access to Adi Harush and Mai Aini camps while two other camps for Eritrean refugees remain cut off by the ongoing insecurity.
More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.
For 50,000 formerly stateless Uzbeks, citizenship will unlock the door to foreign travel, the right to vote and allow them a new-found dignity.
A resurgence of violence in the Central African Republic has driven 5,000 Central Africans to seek safety across the border in Cameroon.
After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan’s national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.
UNHCR’s Mike Woodman explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.
Solidarity shown by local Congolese communities has been critical in the response to mass forced displacement, but funding cuts threaten UNHCR’s ability to offer support.
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