Urgent Afghanistan Appeal

Renewed violence and instability are now threatening an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.

Urgent Appeal for Yemen

This brutal conflict has destroyed lives and homes in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

What does the word "refugee" mean to you?

Make your voice count. Help us mark 70 years of protecting refugee rights.

Ethiopia Tigray emergency

Please support UK for UNHCR’s Ethiopia Tigray emergency and help families who have lost everything.

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.

We stand with refugees – will you join us?

We believe that every person fleeing conflict and persecution has the right to seek protection and rebuild their lives.

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Learn more about our work

Our supporters make our work possible – only 1% of UNHCR’s budget comes from the UN.

What we do



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



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

“There have been nights where we have nothing to eat.”

A widowed mother-of-four struggling to take care of her family in a camp is among the 287,000+ Afghans displaced since the start of the year by the latest upsurge in fighting.

16-year-old Mumina

Jane shares her definition for our Refugee Dictionary

The Launchpad Collective Co-founder Jane discusses life with her ‘bonus child’ Mohamad.

Yumiko Takashima

A day in Aleppo with Yumiko Takashima

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

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