UN chief urges greater solidarity with Mosul displaced
On a visit to Hasansham camp in northern Iraq, Secretary-General António Guterres says the international community needs to step up its response.
Barbara Hendricks calls for collective response to refugee crisis
UNHCR Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador Barbara Hendricks has urged the European Union to remember its founding values.
UN chief says aid for Syrian refugees is in global interest
On visit to Jordan, Secretary General António Guterres warns that failure to address Syria crisis risks playing into hands of extremist groups.
Hungry and desperate, thousands of Somalis trek to Ethiopia
Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.
UNHCR brings relief to desperate Yemenis displaced by war
Vital aid deliveries reach thousands in embattled coastal district of Mokha, where many live out of doors without adequate water or sanitation.
UNHCR warns Mosul situation deteriorating as fighting rages
Around 400,000 people thought to be trapped in the Old City lack food, clean water and fuel to keep themselves warm.
UNHCR seeks equal treatment for all Rohingya in Bangladesh
A small proportion who fled violence decades ago are considered refugees, while many recent arrivals remain undocumented and miss out on vital aid.
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.