Hungarian border last hurdle on a long journey from war zones
Fleeing war and persecution, many Afghans and Syrians turn to smugglers to help them enter Europe, where they hope to find safety and a better life. ...read more
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A day in the life of Zia Karimi, a young Afghan refugee living in Hungary. Zia fled persecution and violence in Afghanistan as a teenager. Now he is a trainee chef in a top Budapest hotel with his own family and a career plan.
The effect of Hungary’s momentous decision was freedom for tens of thousands of East Germans.
What is the current situation for refugees and asylum-seekers in Bulgaria? Find out.
How can we measure refugee integration? And how integration programmes in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania and Slovakia fare?
Why are some asylum-seekers more vulnerable than others? What special care do they need? And is your country giving it to them? Find out.
UNHCR's new position paper on the current situation of asylum and returns to Bulgaria under the EU's Dublin regulation.
Read the latest news about UNHCR’s activities in Bulgaria.
Read our comments, concerns and recommendations on the planned changes here.
Photo essay on the daily tribulations of life in the overcrowded camp, home to over a thousand people, including 300 children in dire living conditions.
As tens of thousands flee violence in Syria, UNHCR provides aid in neighbouring countries.
After five lost years, a bittersweet reunion in Budapest gives renewed hope to one Afghan family.
Read our latest research on homelessness and access to housing among asylum-seekers and refugees across Central Europe.
Photo essay from Bulgaria on homeless asylum-seekers and refugees who traded oppression for destitution on the streets of a country that is a home only in name.
Wrestle with the dilemmas facing millions of refugees on UNHCR's brand new app.