From working in catering as a teen to launching his own restaurant as an adult, Nabil Maati’s passion for the kitchen has never waned—even when forces beyond his control threatened to curtail the Syrian chef’s career.
Humanitarian aid worker, Yumiko Takashima is the Head of Office for UNHCR’s office in Aleppo, Syria – over 8,700 kilometres away from her native Tokyo.
A young Syrian family strives to put their lives back together after returning home to find their old neighbourhood in ruins.
After living in Lebanon for 8 years as a refugee, Mohammed Hakmi is the first refugee to come to Canada as a skilled worker under an innovative pilot program.
Eight years into the war in Syria, UNHCR’s Chris Reardon paid a visit to the house where his friend Hani Al Moulia grew up.
Rick Towle, UNHCR’s Deputy Director in New York, reflects on the two tragedies that have struck Christchurch, including its refugee families, in the past decade.
Violence and destruction in Syria continue to inflict suffering on millions of Syrian people, warned the UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie
After eight years of conflict, some Syrians are slowly returning to areas where they feel safe. For many, it is a harsh homecoming, and the start of a new set of challenges.
On his fourth visit to Syria as High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi assessed the massive humanitarian needs facing the population here.