After living in Syria for more than a century, Yousef had to be convinced to flee the fighting and seek safety in Jordan.
After months in a cold and muddy encampment known as ‘the Jungle’, some refugees are taking up France’s offer of a journey to safety.
They fled Angola nearly empty-handed. Now finally returning home, some after decades in exile, 11 refugees present their most cherished belongings.
When he fled the war in Syria in 2014, Ali feared he might never see Ahmed again. But a UK court ruling has helped the brothers reunite in London.
Unable to bring their capital city with them when they fled Burundi, some refugees are creating a home away from home in Uganda.
Young Thuraya and her eight brothers and sisters are given a new home and a warm welcome in Austria, far from the bombs and bullets that shattered their world.
After travelling from Lebanon in her mother's womb, Samar Alzayadi can rightfully claim to be the millionth refugee or migrant to have arrived in Europe by sea in 2015.
As conflict lays waste to Syria’s rich cultural heritage, exiled artists in Za’atari refugee camp recreate major landmarks as a gesture of defiance.
After explosions rock their home in Syria, a young family set out on a perilous journey in search of sanctuary in northern Europe.
Spare rooms are no longer vacant and home offices have become bedrooms. Meet the Germans opening their doors to refugees arriving in Europe.
Photographer Giles Duley barely survived an explosion in Afghanistan. His lasting wounds allow him to connect with the people he captures on film.
On her first mission to Africa as the UN’s Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Kelly T. Clements found lessons for managing the global refugee crisis.
Two years of fighting kept farmers from their fields. Now chronic hunger is forcing increasing numbers of people to make risky journeys in search of help.
Having survived life as a sex slave, a daring escape from her captors and a gruelling journey across land and sea, Nakout is stopped in her tracks in northern Greece.
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled across the Mediterranean Sea this year to escape war and persecution. Here are seven key events in this unfolding drama.
Lina fled Syria when snipers gunned down her teenage son. Now a refugee in Jordan, she is drawing strength from her art.
A police commander, a farmer and a teacher who once fled war in the Balkans are among those helping refugees and migrants crossing into Croatia.
A passionate advocate for the education of girls and young women in Jordan’s refugee camps, Muzon has been hailed as Syria’s answer to Malala.
An art project in Hungary showcases refugees and volunteers whose lives intersected at Budapest’s central train station.
As thousands of refugees land daily on the Greek island of Lesvos, world-renowned photographer Giles Duley documents the relief and suffering of reaching dry land.
Street photographer Brandon Stanton takes ‘Humans of New York’ on the road, profiling refugees, volunteers and aid workers in Europe.
Musicians fleeing conflict in Mali keep their culture alive in a remote corner of Mauritania.
In the Dominican Republic, thousands of stateless children are struggling to secure their right to a nationality.