Refugee crisis in South Sudan now world's fastest growing
Uganda and regional states are overwhelmed and in critical need of help.
As street fighting rages in Mosul, residents run for safety
Since the operation in western Mosul began last month, over 100,000 residents have fled, with 32,000 in the last week alone.
Displaced Yemenis face dire conditions after latest violence
Renewed fighting has displaced more than 62,000 people in recent weeks, with many facing malnutrition, disease and inadequate shelter.
Greater cooperation needed to protect refugees in Central America, UNHCR says
As more people flee gang violence, UNHCR's international protection chief calls for shared responsibility and preparedness to protect refugees effectively.
Hunger and violence drive residents to flee west Mosul
Latest wave of displaced Iraqis say food shortages and intense fighting in the west of the city forced them to risk everything to seek safety.
Once blossoming Syrian town now scarred by war
Residents of Qara once lived from their cherry orchards. But as the Syria conflict nears its sixth agonizing anniversary, they have lost their livelihood, savings and hope.
Thousands flee west Mosul as fighting intensifies
About 4,000 people a day are escaping the embattled west of the city, telling of violence, hunger and deprivation in the war-ravaged enclave.
Determined young Afghan eyes academic success in Italy
At the age of 10, Alidad Shiri set off alone for Europe. Fifteen years later, he is about to graduate with a degree in philosophy from the University of Trento.
Poorer countries host most of the forcibly displaced, report shows
According to a new UNHCR study, most of the 3.2 million who were driven from their homes in the first half of 2016 found shelter in low- or middle-income countries.