Gang violence in Central America is forcing thousands of families and unaccompanied children to flee for safety.
Forced displacement from Central America is straining asylum capacity across the region.
Thanks to the support of USA for UNHCR donors, displaced families from Central America are finding opportunities to rebuild their lives. Check out some of their stories.
Central America and Mexico are facing unprecedented pressure as the number of people seeking international protection rises at a time when access to asylum is being limited by border restrictions.
These are the stories of four Central Americans who faced dire circumstances before finding hope in a new country.
Gang violence, extortion, persecution, poverty and food insecurity continue to force hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to flee their homes in search of safety.
Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Central America out of fear of violence, extortion and trafficking. Many choose to leave their home countries and seek asylum in a neighboring country.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
Bordertown mechanic gives spare room over to men, women and children fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
U.S. expands their refugee resettlement program to help people fleeing deadly violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Countries across Latin America are calling on refugee and migrant health workers to support their national responses to COVID-19.
The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic continues to deteriorate with tens of thousands seeking shelter from the violence.
Even during tough times Central African Republic refugees at Mole Refugee Camp celebrated the New Year with dancing, music, poetry, drama and hope.
A fresh wave of violence has swept Bangui over the past week, forcing some 16,000 people to flee to safety within Central African Republic.
UNHCR calls for stepped up security to protect more than 15,000 people in 18 locations surrounded by armed groups across the Central African Republic.
Continuing violence and insecurity in Central African Republic has pushed the number of internally displaced people past 935,000, hampering humanitarian aid efforts.
Despite the drastic upheaval in his life, Moussa was determined to find a way to continue his studies after fleeing the Central African Republic.
7,000 Central African Republic refugees have arrived in the DRC in under a week into a situation of little help and desperate need.
World Food Programme ends food distributions and introduces cash grants for the 13,000 refugees from Central African Republic.
UNHCR needs $331 million to help almost half-a-million Central African Republic refugees struggling to survive in neighbouring countries.
When 40 year-old MicheI Mopiko fled violence in the Central African Republic five years ago, he left behind a home, a community and a successful fishing business.
Jean is among more than 40,000 people who have fled violence in the Central African Republic and crossed the river to Democratic Republic of Congo.
As the world focuses on Syria, South Sudan, Yemen and other flashpoints, a silent crisis is brewing in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Boris Cheshirkov – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Refugee Congress delegates gathered in Washington, DC over Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend for a national media-training forum.