Refugee children battle for education in Tanzania

In Nduta refugee camp, a shortage of funds sees some school classes held under trees.

4 Jan 2018

'I would have paid to do the work I was doing'

UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Roberto Mignone, the UN Refugee Agency's representative to Libya.

29 Dec 2017

Syrian father of eight fights to give his family a future

Mahmoud Al-Bashawat did not think being reunited with his family would be almost as difficult as his journey over land and sea.

29 Dec 2017

Syrian wrestling star grapples with new challenge in Egypt

After escaping conflict in Syria, champion wrestler Amir opens a refugee sports centre in Alexandria to train a new generation of competitors.

28 Dec 2017

Most Syrian refugees in Lebanon now destitute, study finds

Share of refugee households living in extreme poverty reaches 58 per cent, annual survey reveals, as funding shortage compounds hardship for some.

27 Dec 2017

Driven from their lands, Colombia's Awá struggle to survive

Indigenous community uprooted by the armed conflict face a precarious future.

26 Dec 2017

Strasbourg Christmas market welcomes very special guests

For second year running, Strasbourg Christmas market welcomes refugee chefs from Syria, Afghanistan and Tibet.

24 Dec 2017

Orphaned Rohingya children forced to grow up too fast

In Bangladesh, thousands of teenaged refugees are now caring for their younger siblings and relatives after losing their families in Myanmar violence.

22 Dec 2017

UNHCR steps up aid as displaced Syrians brace for winter

Plans in place to help protect 3.8 million vulnerable individuals from harsh weather this winter, but programme currently only 63 per cent funded.

22 Dec 2017