While there have been no cases of COVID-19 so far, UNHCR is helping some 120,000 Syrian refugees living in the region’s largest camps do what they can to mitigate the threat.
Early in March, before the novel coronavirus was declared a pandemic, Samuel Suárez was already giving at-risk Ecuadorans in rural areas lifesaving tips to avoid infection.
Refugees and migrants from Venezuela during COVID-19 crisis: as needs soar more inclusive measures and aid are essential
With the coronavirus pandemic testing health care systems around the world, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, are calling attention to the challenges facing refugees and migrants from Venezuela.
In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all vulnerable. The situation for refugees and migrants held in formal and informal places of detention is particularly worrying.
UNHCR detailed a series of measures it is taking in its field operations to help respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and prevent further spread.
In Yemen, protracted conflict has displaced thousands from their homes in recent weeks and prolonged displacement is exacerbating the hardship and risks faced by Yemeni families
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, love, kindness and charity are prioritized. In fact, during this time, Muslims make donations known as Zakat.
NASIMCO, where Najafi has volunteered in leadership positions for several years, has been a generous supporter and partner of UNHCR since 2015
Abikar is currently pursuing his Master of Education degree at York — Canada’s third-largest university — without ever having set foot on campus.
Traditionally, Venezuela has been a generous host to thousands of refugees. But with escalating economic instability, violence and a lack of access to food, medicine and jobs, Venezuelan families themselves have been forced to flee their country.