Emergency Update: Afghanistan Earthquake

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck is just the latest in a series of emergencies to hit the country, and displaced people are among the most worst-affected.

Gallery of the (New) Home

Explore #WhatHomeMeans to refugees, their loved ones and supporters.

Yemen humanitarian crisis

Conflict and economic hardship has left displaced families like Hanan’s struggling to survive.

Global Trends 2021

At the end of 2021, 89.3 million people were forced to flee. Today, that number is more than 100 million.

100 million people forced to flee their homes

Ukraine and other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for the first time.

Refugee Week 2022

Join UK for UNHCR as we celebrate the incredible resilience, creativity and contributions of refugees around the world.

Ukraine emergency

More than 6.3 million refugees have fled war in Ukraine. One woman hugs her son after fleeing across the Hungarian-Ukrainian border.

Join our movement and stand with refugees

Would you like to get involved and fundraise for refugees? We’re ready to support you every step of the way.

Emergency Update: Afghanistan Earthquake

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck is just the latest in a series of emergencies to hit the country, and displaced people are among the most worst-affected.

Gallery of the (New) Home

Explore #WhatHomeMeans to refugees, their loved ones and supporters.

Yemen humanitarian crisis

Conflict and economic hardship has left displaced families like Hanan’s struggling to survive.

Global Trends 2021

At the end of 2021, 89.3 million people were forced to flee. Today, that number is more than 100 million.

100 million people forced to flee their homes

Ukraine and other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for the first time.

Refugee Week 2022

Join UK for UNHCR as we celebrate the incredible resilience, creativity and contributions of refugees around the world.

Ukraine emergency

More than 6.3 million refugees have fled war in Ukraine. One woman hugs her son after fleeing across the Hungarian-Ukrainian border.

Join our movement and stand with refugees

Would you like to get involved and fundraise for refugees? We’re ready to support you every step of the way.

 

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What we do

Emergencies

Emergencies

Protecting civilians fleeing the world’s most dangerous conflicts.

Ongoing care

Ongoing care

Helping refugees access healthcare, education and livelihoods

Returning home

Returning home

Helping communities return, rebuild and restore hope after conflict

Advocacy

Advocacy

Defending human rights and calling on governments to take action

Nobody chooses to be a refugee, but we can all help protect them.

Syrian refugees fleeing fighting receive aid and shelter at Bardarash camp

Ukrainian refugees find warm welcome in neighbouring Moldova

Olga and her children are among 100,000 Ukrainians staying in Moldova.

16-year-old Mumina

The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home

Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man.

Yumiko Takashima

A day in Aleppo with Yumiko Takashima

Yumiko Takashima is an aid worker who has been with UNHCR for over 20 years.