Eight-year-old Raghda Abbas Suleiman looks over a wall near her shelter at Bardarash camp in Duhok, Iraq, a day after arriving with her family.
© UNHCR/Hossein Fatemi

How to help refugees in need

You can help refugees and displaced people on their journey to safety. We have a range of options when it comes to donating, including one-off donations, regular donations and Gifts in Wills. 

Choose how you'd like to support vulnerable refugees from the options below: 

Girl leans against a tree at Milé refugee camp in Chad.
© UNHCR/Xavier Bourgois

Donate Once

Your gift can transform the lives of refugees and displaced people

Syrian kids laugh and play at home in their informal settlement in Mhammara, northern Lebanon where 29 families live together with support from UNHCR.
© UNHCR/Lorey Campese

Donate Regularly

Join our emergency response team and maximise your impact as a regular giver today

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Gifts in Wills

Leave behind a legacy that empowers refugees around the world. Contact us today to learn more about leaving a bequest to Australia for UNHCR

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Give a Gift

Choosing an Empowering Gift only takes a few minutes, but its impact will last a lifetime. Empower a refugee today and choose a life-changing charity gift.

Afghanistan, UNHCR Provides Earthquake Resilient Houses To The Families Affected By The June 2022 Earthquake In Barmal District Of Paktika Province; Each House Will Have Solar Lighting, Bukhari Stove And A Latrine.

Islamic Philanthropy

Australia for UNHCR's Islamic Philanthropy supporters and partners provide hope to vulnerable refugee brothers and sisters.

Two Syrian refugee sisters in the family's shelter in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan
UNHCR/David Azia

The Leading Women Fund

The most life-changing network you’ll ever be part of. Support refugee women and join today.

UNHCR staff worker greets a smiling refugee woman in Tanzania’s Nduta camp


A major gift can help UNHCR protect vulnerable people fleeing conflict, disaster or persecution.   

A young girl, carrying her doll on her back, laughs at the camera at Kakuma refugee camp in the north-westerm region of Kenya.
© UNHCR / Thomas Mukoya

Workplace Giving

Make a difference for refugees by donating a portion of your salary each pay day.