Insecurity in Yemen threatens incoming refugees

Insecurity in Yemen threatens incoming refugees

UNHCR launches campaign to highlight dangers to thousands of people – most from Ethiopia and Somalia – who continue head to Yemen despite the raging conflict. By: UNHCR staff   |  7 February 2017 | UPDATED 19 ...
More than food is needed to nourish dreams

More than food is needed to nourish dreams

Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini appeals to star-studded Davos event for more support to those fleeing war and persecution. DAVOS, Switzerland – Yusra Mardini, the Syrian swimmer who inspired the world at ...
Popole makes history – twice – at Rio Games

Popole makes history – twice – at Rio Games

Congolese judoka wins hearts among fellow refugees and Brazilians with tough story of triumph over adversity. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – When Popole Misenga’s image appeared on the giant television screen, the waiting crowd ...