Grandi praises generosity of Niger for hosting thousands of refugees

High Commissioner says Niger, despite its own poverty and problems, is an example to the world.

20 Jun 2018

Vulnerable refugees evacuated from Libya during visit of UNHCR head

Some 122 refugees, mostly women and children, fly out after qualifying for evacuation and resettlement under new international programme.

19 Jun 2018

Angelina Jolie visits West Mosul, where Iraqi families are returning home to ruins

The UNHCR Special Envoy met with families who survived years of terror and displacement. Although the world seems to have forgotten them, they are determined to rebuild.

16 Jun 2018

Guatemala's Volcan de Fuego drives thousands from their homes

UNHCR is assessing the needs of nearly 13,000 people evacuated after the deadly eruptions that killed at least 110 people.

12 Jun 2018

Fewer refugees arriving in Greece's Evros region, but problems remain

UNHCR urges efforts to ensure access to asylum and timely registration in Greece's north-eastern Evros region.

12 Jun 2018

Solidarity and integration on display at 'No Stranger Place' exhibition in Paris

Photographer Aubrey Wade focuses lens on refugees and French hosts.

11 Jun 2018

Refugee chefs serve up success at food festival

The 2018 Refugee Food Festival will see refugee chefs and locals come together to share food and friendship in cities around the world.

31 May 2018

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya

Local sea-faring community offer warm welcome to fleeing refugees.

30 May 2018

As cyclones loom, Bangladesh leads push to protect Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh is working with UNHCR and partners to stave off consequences of possible extreme weather for hundreds of thousands.

25 May 2018