The world’s first Olympic team made up of refugees arrived in Rio determined to break stereotypes… and records. The crew of swimmers from Syria, runners from South Sudan, and judo experts from Congo may lack formal Olympic training, but they’ve been tested in other ways.…

Approximately 3 million surgical procedures are needed annually to meet the health care needs of the world’s refugees, who often flee to countries where surgical care is inadequate.

To deliver a stirring snapshot of life in a remote field hospital, NPR’s Jason Beaubien and Kelly McEvers embedded within a Médecins sans Frontières hospital in a South Sudanese refugee camp. With just 2 doctors overseeing 170 patients—including children suffering from…

The Kenyan government announced plans to close the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps, home to more than 300,000 refugees, citing security challenges posed by the al-Shabab terrorist group. Human Rights Watch, however, said no credible evidence links the camps to recent…

Accusing European governments of falling down on their duty to solve the refugee crisis, MSF has resumed Mediterranean search and rescue operations with its vessel the Dignity 1.

Just back from visits to refugee camps in East Africa and the Middle East—places he describes as “car parks of humanity,” U2’s Bono reports being disabused of the notions that the Syrian refugees are concentrated in camps and that the crisis is “temporary.”

The 300,000 Somali refugees living in Dadaab, Kenya, have escaped violence and death—only to live in constant stress and instability. No wonder refugees are particularly vulnerable to mental disorders. 1 in 3 has PTSD or depression, and refugees resettled in Western…

As business and political leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, climate change should be the biggest priority, writes Saadia Madsbjerg, managing director of The Rockefeller Foundation. Since 2008, an average of 26.4 million people annually—the…

Movement trends of more than 800,000 refugees already living in Europe are among the analyses of this 12-page Rapid Risk Assessment published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Winter will make the situation harder for those already living in…

A powerful photo exhibit of sleeping child refugees—in camps, in woods, in the streets—captures the tragic innocence of children without a home.