2018 DAFI Scholarship for refugees in Ukraine

UNHCR Ukraine invites young refugees to submit their applications to participate in DAFI scholarship program (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee …

Albert Einstein

Syria: Scaled-up assistance, ‘sustained access’ needed to 140,000 made homeless, says UNHCR

“A new scaling-up of assistance is needed and UNHCR continues to advocate for sustained access for humanitarian actors,” UNHCR spokesperson Andrej …

Middle East

26 Syrian civilians killed by Russian air strikes, including 11 children: monitor

Eleven children are among 26 Syrian civilians killed by Russian air strikes on Islamic State territory in the southwestern province of Daraa, …

Middle East

Despite record displacement in 2017, UNHCR notes public health gains

As displacement topped 68.5 million worldwide last year, clinic, mental health and antenatal consultations rose, while key under 5 mortality rate …

Public Health

Document - Afghanistan: Returnee and IDP monitoring report (May 2018)

In July 2017, UNHCR contracted Orange Door Research and Viamo (formerly VOTO Mobile) to use mobile phone surveys to collect real-time data from the …

United Nations

News In Brief 20 July 2018

20 July 2018<p>News in Brief<p>Refugee health services on track despite new emergencies: UNHCR<br>• Extreme weather grips Scandinavian states, Arctic: WMO<br>• Syria …

World Meteorological Organization

Refugee health services on track despite record level of displacement, says UN agency

The annual review of health cover in dozens of emergencies and ongoing operations, published by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees …

Public Health

News In Brief 19 July 2018

19 July 2018<p>News in Brief<p>UNHCR welcomes deal to end latest migrant stand-off in Mediterranean Sea<br>• Two besieged towns evacuated in Syria<br>• International …

Mediterranean Sea

Migrants don't have 'unfettered right' to go where they wish: UN

Geneva, July 19 (IANS/AKI) Nations must rescue migrants and people in need of protection, but those who they save do not have "the unfettered right" …

Western Riding

DRI sleuths nab three foreign nationals in Khat leaves smuggling case

Making a breakthrough in the Khat leaves (contraband) smuggling case, sleuths from Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday, arrested …

India News

Destination Europe: Misery and Misunderstandings, part 1

As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, …


Document - Call for Expression of Interest 2019- UNHCR - Bangladesh

United Nations

Australia Under Fire for Separating Refugee Families

The Australian government is facing pressure from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to end its policy of separating refugee families, …

Asylum Seekers

Annual Reports 2017

Global acute malnutrition (GAM) is one of the main nutrition indicators tracked for the purposes of determining needs and for monitoring health …


Documentary Films Offer Glimpse Into Lives of Asylum Seekers in Indonesia

<b>Jakarta</b>. As part of a series of events commemorating World Refugee Day on June 20, Goethe-Institut Jakarta held a film screening and discussion at …

Asylum Seekers

Brenden Varma (GA President Spokesperson) on Palau, Rome Statute, SDG Business Forum, Andorra, Cyprus, UNHCR, Mandela Day

Rome Statute

Container-based Toilets with Solid Fuel Briquettes Guidelines

<b>Publisher: Sanivation / UNHCR</b> <b><br>Authors: Diego Hakspiel, Andrew Foote and Julian Parker</b> <b><br>Year: 2018</b><p><b>Description:</b><br>These Best Practice Guidelines were …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

UN Official Denies Putting Pressure on Syrian Refugees in Jordan to Return Home

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Resident Representative in Jordan Stefano Severi denied that the reduction in aid to Syrian …

Middle East

In Conversation With: George Okoth-Obbo, head of operations at the UN refugee agency

Monsoon season in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps, formerly refugee-friendly countries closing their borders, and an international refugee …


Geneva Press Briefing: OHCHR, WHO, IOM, UNHCR

17 Jul 2018 - Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Michele Zaccheo, Chief, Radio and Television Section<br>• Nicaragua<br>• Mali<br>• India/Kashmir<br>* OHCHR - …

Nelson Mandela

Applicant Searches

Fleet and Asset Manager Profile<p>Various Locations<p>Grade: Junior (P2), Mid (P3) and Senior (P4) Level Positions<p>The United Nations High Commissioner for …

United Nations

URGENT: Rohingya shelters devastated by monsoons | USA for UNHCR

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya were forced to flee for their lives last year. Many are living in temporary shelters on precarious hillsides, at …


A young Palestinian law student’s long journey to integration

Ibrahim is on course for success, but he is among the global 1% of refugees who manage to access tertiary education.

Law School

Villages ‘reduced to ash’ amid ‘barbaric violence’ in DR Congo, reports UN refugee agency

In all, 350,000 people are estimated to have fled months of ethnic clashes between the Hema and Lendu groups, in the eastern part of the …


News In Brief 13 July 2018

13 July 2018<p>News in Brief<p>UNHCR appeals for aid amid harrowing Eastern DRC violence<br>• More than 800,000 displaced face cold and heavy rain in Ethiopia: …

Human Rights

Refugee athletes shine at world championships in Finland

Competing against high-level athletes, refugee athletes step up to the challenge.<p>Dominic, 18 and Lydia, 17 are representing the Athlete Refugee Team …

High Level

Liwanag ng Marawi: Call for submissions

article<p>http://www.unhcr.org/ph/liwanag-ng-marawi-call-for-submission<p>UNHCR<p>en_US<p>article<p>UNHCR Philippines is inviting persons affected by the Marawi …

Marawi City

Returning Congolese find homes in ruins, livelihoods destroyed

Visiting UNHCR team reports enormous humanitarian challenges in DR Congo's Ituri province.


Document - Refugee and Migrant Arrivals to Europe - Jan to Mar 2018

Refugee and Migrant Arrivals to Europe - Jan to Mar 2018<p>Document Type:<p>Dashboards & Factsheets<p>Document Language:<p>English<p>Refugee and Migrant Arrivals to …

United Nations

Sweden signs record high USD 400 million funding agreement with UNHCR - UNHCR Northern Europe

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi signs agreement with Swedish Ambassador, Veronika Bard at UNHCR Headquarters in Geneva, …

Northern Europe