COVID-19: UNHCR is calling today on States to urgently release refugees and asylum-seekers who are being unlawfully and arbitrarily held in detention.
On the eve of the fourth Supporting Syria and the Region conference in Brussels, the UN urged donors to redouble their commitment to Syrians and the region.
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.
As chilly winter weather steals over South America, vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants brace for added hardship.
COVID-19 has hit the Brazilian Amazon particularly hard, exposing highly vulnerable indigenous people from Venezuela to the potentially deadly disease.
Trained medics and refugee doctors working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
A Sudanese teenager survived brushes with death in a quest for asylum, but rising insecurity and COVID-19 drove him to risk all on the open seas near Libya.