Latest UNHCR News

UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law
One million people displaced by drought in Somalia
Funding shortfall forces UNHCR to cut vital programmes in DR Congo
Australia for UNHCR welcomes new CEO
To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa
Durable solutions required for Syrian refugees in Jordan as Za’atari camp turns 10
LA Lakers’ Wenyen Gabriel visits homeland of South Sudan with UNHCR, to ‘speak up for refugees and displaced people everywhere’
Blacktown: Day + Night brings colour and culture to CBD
UNHCR gravely concerned by death toll of displaced in DR Congo’s east
First UNHCR repatriation convoy since 2020 leaves Angola for DR Congo
UNHCR survey finds refugees from Ukraine hope to go home
Global evaluation: International Covid response fell short in upholding refugee rights
IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF urge European States to end child detention
IOM, UNHCR Call for Vigorous Investigation After Dozens Die in Abandoned Trailer in Texas
UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought
UNHCR’s Grandi welcomes developments on EU asylum reform, encourages further progress under Czech EU Presidency
UNHCR and IOM deplore loss of life at Nador-Melilla crossing
Taking forward UN Secretary-General’s Action Agenda on Internal Displacement
UNHCR rushes relief supplies, humanitarian staff to Afghanistan’s earthquake-hit regions
UNHCR deeply saddened at loss of life and destruction from Afghanistan earthquake
UNHCR: Global refugee resettlement needs will rise steeply next year
Côte d’Ivoire welcomes returning families as refugee status set to end
On World Refugee Day, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller calls for equal treatment of refugees
High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi’s message on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2022
UNHCR Deputy Chief concludes visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan, urges support to address humanitarian needs
UNHCR calls for urgent support to assist almost 16,000 newly displaced in Burkina Faso who fled massacre
UN humanitarian leaders call for renewal of cross-border aid authorization to northwest Syria
FC Barcelona and UNHCR kick off partnership with new football jersey in support of refugee children
UNHCR welcomes Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection in Americas
UNHCR and IOM welcome Ecuador’s move to regularize Venezuelan refugees and migrants
UNHCR data visualization on Mediterranean crossings charts rising death toll and tragedy at sea
UNHCR updates Ukraine refugee data, reflecting recent movements
After 100 days of anguish, UNHCR is focused on protection and shelter for Ukrainians
UNHCR urges Caribbean governments to protect refugees amid surge in risky sea crossings
UNHCR deeply concerned by renewed violence displacing thousands in North Kivu, DR Congo
UNHCR expands operations in Poland to reach refugees from Ukraine amid rising vulnerabilities
UNHCR’s Grandi urges redoubled support for Rohingya refugees, host communities in Bangladesh
UNHCR shocked at Rohingya deaths in boat tragedy off Myanmar coast
UNHCR: Ukraine, other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for first time
UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi’s message on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
Message from UN humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on situation in Syria and region
UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique’s “invisible” crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement
UNHCR and TikTok launch campaign in solidarity with refugees from Ukraine and beyond
UNHCR and partners seek urgent funds to help thousands of refugees fleeing to Uganda
UN Refugee Agency appeals for urgent action amid soaring deaths at sea
UNHCR, States vow to step up support for solutions for those displaced by Central African crises
News comment: UNHCR’s Grandi fears UK legislation will dramatically weaken refugee protection