Not everyone gets to go home for the holidays. Refugees facing crisis, from Ukraine to Sudan, have endured devastating circumstances to find solace and safety.
110 million people have been declared refugees in 2023 — the highest number ever recorded.
Even after finding safety, refugees face challenges as they try to build a community in their new homes. These two stories from the UN Refugee Agency: one from a Sudanese refugee in Chad, and another from Ukrainian refugees in the United States, show how refugees manage to find hope in unfamiliar places.
Sudan to Chad, 2023