Q&A: The New York Declaration is a "once in a lifetime chance" for refugees
UNHCR's protection chief, Volker Türk, says commitments adopted at UN Summit will revolutionize the international community's engagement with refugees and migrants.
100,000 fearful civilians trapped in South Sudan town
Civilians seeking safety from raids flee to Yei, joining tens of thousands there with no means to leave as military operations continue.
Survivors tell of fights over lifejackets as boat flipped off Egypt
In interviews with UNHCR, survivors recall their horror as a trawler that smugglers packed with up to 500 people capsized, claiming at least 202 lives.
2016 Nansen Award winner pays her respects to refugees lost at sea
Unaccompanied children in Calais cultivate a world away from home
Volunteer refugee teacher steps up to fill gaps in camp schooling
As beloved imam passes, his hopes for peace live on
Somali student proves it's never too late to learn in Malaysia
At a Kenyan refugee camp, girls learn to beat the odds
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