Mediterranean crossings more deadly a year after Lampedusa tragedy

UNHCR Meet: Nation of the Displaced

UN chief urges more action to tackle displacement; recalls youth on the run in wartime Korea

With displacement at a record high, UNHCR urges rethink of global humanitarian financing


Syria's Oldest Refugees


News Story: Eritrean survivor of Lampedusa tragedy returns to honour the dead, meet Pope Francis.

Video: UNHCR: An Appeal for Africa.

News Story: More than 10,000 people flee fresh attacks in Nigeria, seek shelter in Cameroon and Niger.

UNHCR News App: UNHCR releases a News App in three languages for mobile devices.

Global Appeal 2014-2015: UNHCR's plans and funding requirements for its operations worldwide.

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Human Story

Telling the Human Story

Home Alone: South Sudan teenager leads her young siblings to safety in Uganda.

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Helping a blind boy to focus on his dreams in Turkey.

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Setting the Agenda

Setting the Agenda

Global Forum on Statelessness: UNHCR's protection chief, Volker Türk, in a keynote speech, says ending statelessness is an imperative for the 21st Century.

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