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.
As Mosul offensive approaches, UNHCR planning intensifies
At least 700,000 residents from Iraq's second city and surrounding areas will need urgent assistance in the form of food, shelter water and medical support.
Talk, or the water will break your heart
Volunteers for 2016 Nansen Refugee Award winners Hellenic Rescue Team share their experience of a traumatic year.
Fear and shortages as Boko Haram displaced return to ruins
Around 70,000 people have found destruction, insecurity and scarcity on arrival in Gwoza, a city liberated earlier this year from militants in northern Nigeria.
Number fleeing Burundi to neighbouring countries tops 300,000
Reception capacities in host countries Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are severely overstretched, UNHCR warns.
UNHCR saddened by loss of life in boat capsize off Egypt
Egyptian authorities rescue 150 people including Sudanese, Eritreans and Somalis after boat capsizes off Rosetta. At least 42 bodies have reportedly been recovered.
UNHCR welcomes new finance instrument to aid refugees and hosts
The World Bank's Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF) will help secure needed financing to support refugees and hosts in middle-income countries.