UNHCR is concerned about intensification of conflict in Yemen’s Al Hudaydah and its impact on civilian population as well as on humanitarian aid operations.
UNHCR is providing shelter, food and other assistance to Honduran refugees and migrants in Guatemala and southern Mexico.
Funding for the world’s forcibly displaced and stateless people is becoming increasingly squeezed, with barely more than half of needs being met.
Three years after shocking images of lifeless Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi on a Turkish beach, a new UNHCR report shows crossing the Mediterranean Sea has become even more deadly.
Widespread food and medicine shortages, skyrocketing inflation, political unrest and violence are causing hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans to abandon their homeland and seek refuge abroad — including the country’s Indigenous people.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling on the international community to step up its support for some 900,000 stateless Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
In Honduras, Marco was never open about his sexual orientation. While he was not ashamed of being gay and believes that most people around him knew, he always lived with the fear of being shunned or physically attacked if he were to open up about who he was. Now in Canada, he is happy to be living fully and in safety.
In its annual Global Trends report, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said 68.5 million people were displaced as of the end of 2017 — a record high.