Poor and vulnerable communities across the world, including the forcibly displaced, struggle with the pandemic’s far-reaching consequences.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
Help refugees rebuild their lives. You can provide families with seeds and gardening tools, which they can use to grow food both to feed themselves and generate income for other basic necessities.
With more than 216 countries affected by COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic is a global challenge that affects us all - including refugees and other people displaced by conflict or persecution.
USA for UNHCR Executive Director and CEO Anne-Marie Grey and South Sudanese refugee Mary Maker reflect on three imperatives to ensure equitable COVID-19 vaccine access for refugees.
Panagiota speaks Greek. The refugees she helps speak Arabic. Neither understands a word the other says.
Ongoing violence between armed groups has forced hundreds of thousands of families to flee the Central African Republic (CAR) since 2013.
The Sahel is facing one of the fastest growing displacement crises in the world. More than 2.7 million people have fled violence in the region and at least 13.4 million people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance
As we mark one year since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, let’s take a look back at some of the ways the virus has affected refugees and displaced populations.
With more than 900,000 refugees and asylum-seekers living inside the country, Ethiopia is home to the second largest refugee population in Africa.
Planting and harvesting food not only allows refugees to feed and care for their families, it provides them with an opportunity to earn a living and reclaim their independence.
During the pandemic, millions of stateless people are struggling to access healthcare and other basic services because they lack identity documents.
As the Islamic world prepares to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, UNHCR urges greater support for millions of refugees and internally displaced people hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite grave threats to their safety, refugee mothers like Aisha are strong, resilient and determined to secure their children’s futures.
Statement attributable to Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Mana and Ghalia are starting a driving school exclusively for women in the Dakhla camp to empower young people and foster community spirit.
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The central Sahel is facing one of the world's fastest growing displacement crises. More than 2.7 million people have been forced to flee and at least 13.4 million need humanitarian assistance.
UNHCR is seeking $745 million as it races to prepare for and prevent outbreaks of COVID-19 among refugees and other displaced populations around the globe.
UNHCR is today warning that hundreds of thousands of internally displaced Yemenis are at heightened risk of food insecurity.
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.
The staff and current board of directors of USA for UNHCR welcome new board members Yasmin Causer and Virginia Tenpenny.
The UN refugee agency on Friday welcomed government efforts to contain a wave of xenophobia in South Africa.
Since 2014, more than 3 million Iraqis have been displaced within the country and another 260,000 have been forced to flee to neighboring countries.
Over the last 30 years, hundreds of thousands of people have fled Somalia because of political instability and a dangerous civil war.