How we can help
As UNHCR’s official UK charity, we support media with research, visual assets and interviews about UNHCR’s international humanitarian work. This includes emergency response work during humanitarian crises as well as campaigns to help refugees around the world access education, healthcare and livelihoods.
Please contact the team for assistance, including research, photography, B-Roll or more information about our campaigns.
If you are seeking UNHCR comment on any policy issues, including asylum-seeking or resettlement, or comment relating to UK Government policy, please contact Catherine Stubberfield at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the latest global UNHCR media releases, please visit below.
UK for UNHCR News Releases
20.06.22 – UK for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s national charity partner for the UK, is launching a ‘Gallery of the (New) Home’ exhibition, as part of this year’s Refugee Week (20-26th June). The Gallery will explore the notion of ‘home’ by asking people to share a photograph of what home means to them. Learn more.
16.06.22 – The number of people forced to flee their homes has increased every year over the past decade and stands at the highest level since records began, a trend that can be only reversed by a new, concerted push towards peacemaking, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said today. Learn more.
08.06.22 – Band Aid Charitable Trust has donated £500,000 to UK for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s charity partner, to provide sustainable support for refugees and internally displaced people in northern Ethiopia. Learn more.
23.05.22 – Figure must ‘serve as a wake-up call’ for more action to promote peace and address all causes of forced displacement, says UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi. Learn more.
28.04.22 – UK for UNHCR receives record £18 million in corporate donations to Ukraine Emergency Appeal. Learn more.
29.03.22 – As the number of refugees fleeing Ukraine approaches four million, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and World Food Programme (WFP) launch the Football for Ukraine Emergency Appeal. Learn more.
15.03.22 – As humanitarian needs continue to rise, UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on the private sector for continued support. Learn more.
03.03.22 – In just seven days, one million people have fled Ukraine, uprooted by this senseless war. Learn more.
02.03.22 – With more than 874,000 people fleeing Ukraine to escape military action, UK for UNHCR is urging people to donate to its Ukraine Emergency appeal now. Learn more.
01.03.22 – As the number of refugees that have now fled Ukraine to neighboring countries in the past six days reaches 660,000, UNHCR is mobilizing resources to respond as quickly and effectively as possible. Learn more.
24.02.22 – As the situation for civilians in Ukraine deteriorates rapidly, UK for UNHCR has launched an urgent appeal for funds so that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, can continue delivering essential support for displaced people across the country and the region. Learn more.
15.12.21 – Author Max Porter and designers AAH YES STUDIO, Ruby Taylor, Alexandra Francis and Kate Gibb contribute their creativity to support displaced Syrian and Afghan families this winter and show how much kindness and warmth means. Learn more.
UK for UNHCR launches appeal with David Morrissey to help displaced Syrian and Afghan families survive the coming winter
03.12.21 – UK for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s national charity, is calling on the UK public to help the UN Refugee Agency deliver aid to displaced Syrian and Afghan families across the Middle East and in Afghanistan before the worst of winter hits. Learn more.
17.08.21 – As the situation for civilians in Afghanistan worsens, UK for UNHCR has launched an urgent appeal for funds so that the UN Refugee Agency can continue delivering support for displaced people across the country. Learn more.
‘The Refugee Dictionary’ unveiled to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention – which defined who a refugee is, and their rights, in law
UK for UNHCR launches ‘The Refugee Dictionary’ campaign marking the 70th anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention Because words are important
15.04.21 – This Ramadan, UK for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s charity partner in the UK, urges greater solidarity with millions of refugees and internally displaced people hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.
25.01.21 – Emma Cherniavsky appointed founding Chief Executive Officer and Katy Steward as new Trustee.