WHO and UNHCR today signed a new agreement to strengthen and advance public health services for the millions of forcibly displaced people around the world.
Innocent Havyarimana, a Burundian businessman, makes soap which he sells to fellow refugees, aid workers and Kenyans in Kakuma camp, Kenya.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, humanitarian agencies and the Government of Kenya are strengthening their COVID-19 response.
As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads through Latin America, UNHCR is warning that many displaced indigenous refugees are now dangerously exposed and at risk.
Trained medics and refugee doctors working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
Mini refugee ‘factory’ in Niger produces soap, liquid handwash, bleach and water containers for free distribution during the coronavirus pandemic.
Orchestral musicians from 30 countries, led by Maestro Shlomo Mintz, team up for globe-spanning performance in support of the UNHCR’s COVID-19 appeal.
An escalating situation of chronic violence and insecurity, coupled with COVID-related restrictions, is affecting thousands of people in Central America.
UNHCR, and partner organizations have further intensified their COVID-19 response in the Rohingya refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh.
COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have taken a heavy toll on Venezuelan refugees and migrants, many of whom were barely scraping by even before the pandemic hit.