Winter Emergency Appeal

Storms, flooding and plummeting temperatures wreak havoc for displaced families. Can you help? Urgent appeal launched to help refugees keep warm, safe and dry this winter.

Help fight climate change - make your voice count at COP26

Climate change is driving displacement and increasing the vulnerability of those already forced to flee. Sign our petition for presentation at COP26 – send a message to world leaders that action must be taken.


Urgent Afghanistan Appeal

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

Leave a gift in your will to UK for UNHCR

You can help ensure people forced to flee will always have refuge.

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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