More support needed as Mosul displacement grows

Of the 60,000 people who have fled Iraq's second city since the start of the campaign on October 17, around 40,000 have done so since the start of November.

18 Nov 2016

Families fleeing Mosul offensive celebrate new-found freedoms

Men and women who escaped militant control in Iraq's second city share their relief on reaching safety.

11 Nov 2016

Despite Mali peace accord, more flee persistent violence

Last month alone, more than 2,000 men, women and children from northern Mali have sought refuge in Mauritania from ongoing banditry and interethnic violence.

7 Nov 2016

Mosul residents tell of harsh rule and perilous flight

Displaced families describe years of privation under militant rule in Iraq's second city before finding sanctuary.

7 Nov 2016

Frequently asked questions on climate change and disaster displacement

Displacement linked to climate change is not a future hypothetical – it's a current reality.

6 Nov 2016

Relieved residents swap canvas for walls at Greek camp

UNHCR has started replacing tents with residential containers at eight government-run sites for refugees in Greece.

4 Nov 2016

South Sudan actor played dead to save his life

Abducted by gunmen as he fled, Moses had to draw on all his skills and experience to cheat death.

4 Nov 2016

UNHCR opens new camp amid spike in Mosul displacement

Hasansham camp opens following largest displacement since start of Mosul offensive, as 8,000 men, women and children flee frontlines in past 24 hours.

4 Nov 2016

Myanmar refugees pave the way home in pilot return

After decades in exile, 71 refugees have returned from Thailand to Myanmar, feeling both joy and trepidation about their future.

28 Oct 2016