COVID-19: UNHCR is calling today on States to urgently release refugees and asylum-seekers who are being unlawfully and arbitrarily held in detention.
UNHCR is stepping up efforts in Brazil to refugees and migrants as the Latin American country battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran, Afghan refugee Fezzeh Hosseini has been working tirelessly to help local and Afghan patients.
UNHCR is proposing concrete ways the EU can ensure a bold and robust response to forced displacement during the pandemic as well as long term.
UNHCR welcomes the decision by the Government of Uganda to give safe haven to thousands of refugees fleeing escalating violence in the DRC.
By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these seven refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.
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.
Massive funding gaps are threatening thousands of lives in the DR Congo, where surging violence and COVID-19 are exacerbating already dire conditions.
News comment by UN Refugee Agency’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection on the UN Secretary-General’s Policy Briefing on People on the Move.
As Latin America emerges as the new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNHCR warns of worsening conditions for displaced Venezuelans.