#UNHCR

  • Article: UN Plans to Ramp Up Health Services for Refugees During COVID-19

    UN Plans to Ramp Up Health Services for Refugees During COVID-19

    By Catherine Caruso|May 22, 2020

    The agreement from the WHO and UNHCR will help protect forcibly displaced people from COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: Refugee Children Face Unique Challenges as Schools Remain Closed Due to COVID-19

    Refugee Children Face Unique Challenges as Schools Remain Closed Due to COVID-19

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 13, 2020

    Less than half of school-aged refugee children were enrolled in school before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 2, 2020

    The continent needs to protect the rights of all people, says UNHCR. Read more

  • Article: This Teaching Program Is Helping Venezuelan Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

    This Teaching Program Is Helping Venezuelan Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 7, 2020

    Ecuador has become home to hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing crisis in Venezuela. Read more

  • Article: This Welsh Grandma Is Inspiring a Community to Knit 2,020 Jumpers for Refugee Children

    This Welsh Grandma Is Inspiring a Community to Knit 2,020 Jumpers for Refugee Children

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 30, 2019

    Eileen Johnson, from Cardigan, wanted to do something worthwhile before she turned 80. Read more

  • Article: Cate Blanchett Calls on World Leaders to End Statelessness in Powerful Speech

    Cate Blanchett Calls on World Leaders to End Statelessness in Powerful Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 11, 2019

    Statelessness can trap individuals in a cycle of poverty. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.

    LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.

    By Joe McCarthy|July 1, 2019

    "It is time to recognize the specific needs of LGBTI asylum-seekers and refugees." Read more

  • Article: Canada Resettled More Refugees in 2018 Than Any Other Country: Report

    Canada Resettled More Refugees in 2018 Than Any Other Country: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 20, 2019

    There were about 1.4 million refugees seeking resettlement in 2018. Read more