BANGKOK, Thailand, May 5(UNHCR), The UN Refugee Agency warmly visited the Royal Thai Government and thank for their support in protection of refugees. Ms. Ruvendrini Menikdiwela, Representative,... Read More
Sitting on the swept dirt floor, 31 people who fled home after years of war left them with nothing to eat take turns chewing at the dry flesh of a palm nut.
They are mostly mothers with young children... Read More
Joint statement on behalf of the Government of Uganda and UNHCR
The Government of Uganda and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today jointly appealed to the international community for... Read More
Uganda and regional states are overwhelmed and in critical need of help.
GENEVA – Driven by fresh fighting, horrendous acts of violence and facing drought and famine, thousands of people a... Read More
As a major international conference on Syria gets underway in Brussels, vital assistance for millions of refugees and the communities hosting them could face substantial cuts.
GENEVA - As a major inte... Read More
As the number of men, women and children fleeing six years of war in Syria passes the 5 million mark, the international community needs to do more to help them, the UN refugee chief said today.... Read More
UNHCR's work is humanitarian, social and non-political. Its Statute and subsequent UN resolutions mandate the agency to provide international protection and seek durable solutions for refugees and other people of concern.