UNHCR delivery gives shelter to some 10,000 people who lost homes when a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Further aid, including additional tents, sleeping mats, mosquito nets and solar lamps, is on its way.
UNHCR has stepped up efforts to ensure that displaced people in Yemen have access to cash support to meet their most urgent shelter and protection needs.
Amid a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Yemen, UNHCR has stepped up efforts to ensure tens of thousands of displaced Yemenis have immediate access to cash support.
Funding for the world’s forcibly displaced and stateless people is becoming increasingly squeezed, with barely more than half of needs being met.
Bisrat, originally from Eritrea, is a strong woman who has made incredible progress in her life just six months after she was relocated from Libya to Canada.
South Sudanese surgeon Evan Atar Adaha is the 2018 winner of the Nansen Refugee Award. The award is in recognition of Dr. Atar’s outstanding commitment and self-sacrifice in providing medical services to more than 200,000 people, including approximately 144,000 refugees from Sudan’s Blue Nile.
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.