Za’atari refugee camp has now been open for five years, becoming home to more than 80,000 children, men and women escaping violence in Syria.
One year after opening, Za'atari is now home to 120,000 people, mostly women and children, making it the world's second largest refugee camp.
Refugees are often victims of traumatic experiences that leave lasting scars if untreated. Here are some of the mental health services available in Kutupalong refugee camp.
Molly Fyvie traveled from her home near Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Kakuma refugee camp to learn more about UNHCR’s work to help refugees.
Syrian refugee Haifa struggles to keep her family warm as she braces for another cold season away from home
The UN Refugee Agency is scaling up health, water, sanitation and hygiene services to protect refugees during this international health emergency.
Sahera smiles as she sees green sprouts emerging from the soil. For her, it’s more than just the promise of fresh vegetables for her three children. It’s a reminder of home.
British photographer and cameraman Sebastian Rich reflects on his craft after a moving visit to the field.
A week ago, there were 50 Iraqi families at the Garmawa camp for Iraqis displaced by fresh conflict; today, it is home to more than 1,000 uprooted civilians.
Treating depression and offering hope in Jordan’s Za’atari camp
Moussa got married this morning after fleeing Nigeria and meeting his wife, Zara, a few weeks later in a refugee camp in western Chad.
Salma is one of many women in a cross-generational program working directly with their communities to ensure other refugees are aware of health services they can access.
Board treasurer Yasmin Causer joins a mission trip to Ethiopia to learn more about UNHCR’s work to help refugees.
USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced a campaign to improve shelter and protection for refugees living in camps around the world by harnessing the power of satellite imagery and machine learning.
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.
Kareem builds toys for the kids and uses his construction skills to make improvements to the family’s home in refugee camp.
Prince Charles hailed the work of UNHCR and its partners in helping tens of thousands of Syrian refugees
The UN refugee agency has this week begun the relocation of almost 20,000 Sudanese refugees from the flood-prone Jamam transit site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state to a new camp on higher ground.
When armed clashes broke out in Yida refugee settlement earlier this month, Toma Ibrahim Kuku was terrified.
A cholera epidemic in Tanzania has killed 30 Burundian refugees. UNHCR quickly responded, implementing measures to contain and tackle the epidemic.
Often fleeing with nothing but the clothes on their back, refugees are usually dependent on help from others.
A refugee camp is intended as a temporary accommodation for people who have been forced to flee their home because of violence and persecution. Refugee camps are practical during emergencies for delivering lifesaving aid, but many refugees displaced are living through protracted situations that require longer term care.
Amani Kishonge Ruhimbana is proof that living in a refugee camp does not automatically mean an idle, helpless life.
Angelina Jolie visited Jordan's rapidly expanding Za'atri refugee camp today to mark World Refugee Day.
Soon after Rahav was born her parents joined thousands of other Yazidi people in fleeing after armed groups captured the city of Sinjar, Iraq.