As Mosul offensive approaches, UNHCR planning intensifies
At least 700,000 residents from Iraq's second city and surrounding areas will need urgent assistance in the form of food, shelter water and medical support.
Talk, or the water will break your heart
Volunteers for 2016 Nansen Refugee Award winners Hellenic Rescue Team share their experience of a traumatic year.
Fear and shortages as Boko Haram displaced return to ruins
Around 70,000 people have found destruction, insecurity and scarcity on arrival in Gwoza, a city liberated earlier this year from militants in northern Nigeria.
Number fleeing Burundi to neighbouring countries tops 300,000
Reception capacities in host countries Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are severely overstretched, UNHCR warns.
UNHCR saddened by loss of life in boat capsize off Egypt
Egyptian authorities rescue 150 people including Sudanese, Eritreans and Somalis after boat capsizes off Rosetta. At least 42 bodies have reportedly been recovered.
UNHCR welcomes new finance instrument to aid refugees and hosts
The World Bank's Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF) will help secure needed financing to support refugees and hosts in middle-income countries.
Mosul offensive triggers growing displacement in Iraq
As a military offensive to retake Iraq's second city gathers momentum, UNHCR prepares to assist hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people.
UNHCR welcomes new support for refugees at Leaders' Summit
UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi welcomes significant new backing from the UN Leaders' Summit on Refugees to improve protection and solutions for the forcibly displaced.
Over 300,000 refugees and migrants cross Med so far in 2016
Numbers crossing sea to Europe in first nine months of 2016 are down on last year, but higher than whole of 2014.