United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees

  1. IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF urge European States to end child detention

    New recommendations released by the three agencies offer solutions and alternatives to the continued practice of detaining asylum-seeking, refugee and migrant children across Europe.
  2. Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

    UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.
  3. News Comment: UNHCR's Grandi welcomes developments on EU asylum reform, encourages further progress under Czech EU Presidency

    Statement attributed to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi
  4. IOM, UNHCR Call for Vigorous Investigation After Dozens Die in Abandoned Trailer in Texas

    Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency are shocked and deeply saddened at the deaths of dozens of people discovered in an abandoned tractor trailer...
  5. UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for urgent support to help displaced people and local host communities affected by the catastrophic drought in the Horn of Africa. The drought, a stark reminder...