War has forced millions of families to flee their homes

This is the most urgent story of our time

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…

Alek Wek tells Naomi’s Story

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

Alek Wek’s hope for her country

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

Alek Wek’s Story, Model and Designer

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

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Fadala’s Story, Algeria

Fadala’s dream is to work as a journalist, to be able to convey the difficult life conditions her people are going through…

Carmen Palencia: Land Rights Activist in Colombia

“I’ve been offered asylum in several countries but I won’t go. Colombia is my home. I’ve given my life to defending our rights and fighting against inequality. I’ve made a moral and ethical commitment to my country,” Palencia said.

Emily Feldman, Journalist

Abdullah, a baker from Aleppo didn’t take sides when war broke out in Syria. He still had to flee and rebuild his life in Turkey.

Jallah’s Story, Tanzania

Relocating hundreds of anxious refugees still seems like yesterday. The relief on their faces, and their sudden change of mood, were incredible…

"I was born in a refugee camp and I grew up there half of my life."

I was born in a refugee camp and I grew up there half of my life. I am 23 years old and lived in a refugee camp for 19 years. UNHCR helped me, and my family thought that life was really hard. Even having anything to drink or eat…

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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