Syrian refugees

Film festival in Lebanon seeks to unmask the lives of Syrian refugees

A film festival has been held for the first time in Beirut, Lebanon, in an attempt to expose the plight of Syrian refugees settling in the country.

Audio -

UN Gender Focus: Yemen, Portugal and epidemic diseases

Yemen conflict having “devastating” effect on women of reproductive age

Audio -
10'1"

Syrian refugees: Conference seeks to expand resettlement, other solutions

Increasing the number of places that Syrian refugees can call home is among the aims of an international conference in Geneva on Wednesday.

Audio -

Syrian conflict: Supporting refugees and host countries

The Syrian conflict, now in its sixth year,  has generated the largest displacement crisis globally.

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa are hosting nearly five million people who have fled the violence and insecurity.

Audio -

“I wanted to cry inside”: Syrian refugees tell of relief reaching Greece

Syrian refugees have been speaking of their relief at reaching Greece safely with their families.

One villager, who fled Aleppo and arrived on the island of Lesbos thanks to the Greek coastguard, told the UN he “wanted to cry inside….from happiness.”

Audio -

US$10 billion pledged but Syrian refugees need a future: UN chief

With more than US$10 billion pledged, Syrian refugees also deserve the chance to work and go to school, to prevent radicalization and despair.

Audio -