Casa del Migrante, Tijuana's oldest shelter for asylum-seekers, has been a house of refuge for thousands of families on their journey to safety.
UNHCR focuses on rapidly growing shelter needs as thousands flee eastern Syria for Aleppo.
“Before the gangs, there was a moment when everything was good.” Shelter in Mexico gives a father and son from Honduras a chance to recover while waiting on their asylum claim.
For one South Sudanese mother, the little things mean everything
As UNHCR continues a major aid operation for almost half a million displaced people in northern Iraq, pressure on accommodation remains acute.
“I can’t go back to Guatemala. It is unsafe." A shelter in Juarez, Mexico gives a young mother and her children a chance to recover after a long journey north.
The UN Refugee Agency is seeing an increase in the number of Syrian refugees arriving in eastern Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.
Moussa got married this morning after fleeing Nigeria and meeting his wife, Zara, a few weeks later in a refugee camp in western Chad.
Cyclone and monsoon season threatens the lives of Rohingya refugees who escaped violence in Myanmar — but you can keep them safe. Your gift will provide tools and materials that will strengthen shelters to withstand the season’s extreme weather.
This is a summary of what was said by Johannes van der Klaauw, UNHCR Representative in Dhaka, Bangladesh at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
UNHCR is working to establish new camps and expand existing ones in neighboring Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya to cope with the influx of refugees from South Sudan.
Reinforced plastic tarps are not only inexpensive, lightweight and waterproof — when extreme weather hits, they are lifesaving. Your gift will provide tarps to reinforce a refugee family’s shelter against torrential rains and wind.
By supporting UNHCR and its partners, USA for UNHCR donors provide lifesaving essentials including shelter, water, food, safety and protection.
For Malek, Hamra and their children, securing their shelter is critical to surviving another winter in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.
The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic continues to deteriorate with tens of thousands seeking shelter from the violence.
Angelina Jolie heard about the difficulties people face in escaping war-torn Syria and the challenges of finding shelter for them in Lebanon.
Gifts from UNHCR donors provide emergency shelter, food, water, healthcare and basic necessities. These photos tell the story.
Instead of seeking shelter in the Middle East, many Syrian refugees are heading to Brazil, which has a big Syrian community.
$145 million needed for emergency aid for tens of thousands of civilians fleeing violence in Sudan and seeking shelter in Ethiopia and South Sudan.
UNHCR works closely with authorities in Iraq's Kurdistan region to meet the immense challenges of helping the tens of thousands who have sought shelter there.
Many people who have fled to Turkey from the besieged Syrian town of Kobane are now seeking shelter in other parts of Syria or Iraq.
More than 3,000 internally displaced Iraqis are living in Arbat camp after it opened to shelter some of the 2 million uprooted by conflict in Iraq in 2014.
The number of Syrians forced to seek shelter abroad since March 2011 has passed the 2 million mark and there is no sign of the outflow ending soon.
After escaping life-threatening violence, refugee parents want their children to have a safe place to sleep, eat, study and play. That’s what your generosity can provide. Not just shelter — but a home, a sense of normalcy and regained dignity.
Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled violence in Nigeria and ended up in a homeless shelter in New York, where he learned the game that changed their lives.