The Rohingya have been persecuted for decades. Their largest exodus began in August 2017, after armed attacks forced tens of thousands to flee their homes and seek refugee in Bangladesh.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, strongly welcomes today’s decision by President Biden to admit up to 62,500 people to the United States this year under the refugee resettlement program.
This Mother’s Day, we are celebrating the love, ambition and courage of refugee and forcibly displaced mothers around the world who continue to strive for a better life for their children and themselves despite incredible challenges.
Today on International Day of the Midwife, we're celebrating midwives around the world who provide care, skill and compassion for displaced mothers.
Whether you’re looking for your next novel to read or want share a new tale with your grandchild, these amazing books about refugees should be next on your reading list.
Millions of refugees have fled violence and persecution in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries seeking safety in Europe.
For vulnerable refugee families living outside of camps, cash assistance meets their needs in an effective, sustainable and dignified way.
After a decade of conflict, Syria remains the world’s largest refugee crisis. More than 6.6 million Syrians have been forced to flee their country since 2011 and another 6 million people have been internally displaced inside the country.
With this online event, we invite supporters and donors to meet the photographers behind the lens and hear their perspective on the power of photography in telling the refugee story.
Approximately 720,000 Rohingya children, women and men have fled to Bangladesh escaping violence in Myanmar since August 25, 2017.
Spiraling violence, conflict and a severe food shortage have endangered millions of lives.
During refugee crises, UNHCR rushes in humanitarian aid and its expert staff, leading efforts to save lives and relieve suffering.
Thank you for taking a moment to engage with refugee students. Let’s fill their virtual backpack with helpful learning tools to help them succeed!
Ongoing violence between armed groups has forced hundreds of thousands of families to flee the Central African Republic (CAR) since 2013.
Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. More than 4 million people have been uprooted from their homes and 20 million are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.
The situation in Iraq is desperate. The needs are real. Millions of Iraqis have been forced to abandon their homes after decades of conflict and violence.
Years of conflict has forced more than two million Ukrainians to flee their homes. Towns and villages are destroyed – many live with shelling and bullets every day.
We are in the midst of the largest global refugee crisis in history. Nearly 80 million people are currently displaced because of war, violence and persecution. We need to take action. Join USA for UNHCR and add your name to support a robust increase in U.S. refugee resettlement.
Empowering Refugees with Hope and Opportunity
People in Syria are too often forgotten. How much do you know about one of the worst refugee crises in the world? Put your knowledge to the test.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
This World Book Day, here are six books that will immerse you into the world and perspectives of refugees around the world.
Despite challenging circumstances, refugees around the globe are finding ways to preserve their faith and celebrate the holy month of Ramadan.
There is no one-size-fits-all way to help refugees - new systems, technologies and innovations can help deliver aid and opportunity to refugees.