War has forced millions of families to flee their homes

This is the most urgent story of our time

Alek Wek’s hope for her country

Supermodel Alek Wek was comforted by the strong stories of resilience, believing anything is possible…

Alek Wek meets Sudanese refugee children

Supermodel Alek Wek meets refugee children and is reminded how important education is…

Alek Wek meets Sudanese returnees

Supermodel and former refugeeAlek Wek was inspired by returnees’ determination; there was still so much hope and pride…

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Alek Wek’s Story, Model and Designer

Alek Wek fled her country when she was five; the Sudanese supermodel tells her story…

Alek Wek tells Naomi’s Story

Supermodel Alek Wek meets Naomi, a grandmother who lost three sons in the conflict…

Antonis’ Story, Greece

Antonis was born to a wealthy and respectable family. He had studied International Relations and was involved in politics. However, another bloody coup erupted in his country.

UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award

Once a year, we honour extraordinary service to the forcibly displaced. Learn more about the award…

Minda Kalinawan’s Story, Philippines

“Home is where our feet would take us next.”

Hussam’s Story, Ukraine

Hussam, an established architect in his native Syria, is now the proud owner of a restaurant in Ukraine. With his go-getter attitude, there is nothing that he cannot achieve!

Keiko’s Story, Uganda

Whether you are a refugee or a humanitarian worker, home is a place where you can seek safety, comfort, love and support…

No picnic

No picnic

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Zawbader: A Rohingya woman in Thailand

“We considered the government like our mother and father and expected it to help us, but it didn’t”.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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