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Refugee crisis in South Sudan now world’s fastest growing17 Mar 2017
Uganda and regional states are overwhelmed and in critical need of help.
Special Envoy Angelina Jolie renews UNHCR contract, says “I’m with you for life”16 Mar 2017
“I am with you, not just for my contract, I am with you for life. You can’t walk away once you’ve joined UNHCR. It’s who you become. We stand here as a family, and I am with you.”
UNHCR Chief Grandi on the 6th anniversary of the war in Syria15 Mar 2017
Syria is at a crossroads. Unless drastic measures are taken to shore up peace and security, the situation will worsen.
As war enters 7th year, UNHCR warns Syria is ‘at a crossroads’9 Mar 2017
While there are some hopes for peace, the needs and suffering of millions of Syrians continue unabated; Syrian war is a ‘collective failure.’
UNHCR underscores humanitarian imperative for refugees as new U.S. rules announced7 Mar 2017
Refugees are ordinary people forced to flee war, violence, and persecution in their home countries and who remain in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection.
Refugees and migrants face heightened risks while trying to reach Europe1 Mar 2017
Recent report showed that people continued to move but undertook more diversified and dangerous journeys.
Yemen’s brutal conflict pushing one million displaced to return to danger22 Feb 2017
Since the beginning of the conflict in March 2015, more than 11 percent of Yemen’s population, some 3 million people, have been forced to flee their homes for safety.
Neil Gaiman appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador20 Feb 2017
Internationally-acclaimed author Neil Gaiman is the newest appointed UNHCR global Goodwill Ambassador.
Insecurity in Yemen threatens incoming refugees and migrants16 Feb 2017
Yemen is a country that has been ravaged by fighting since 2015, and the situation there has only worsened as third parties have contributed to that civil war.
UNHCR gravely concerned by intensified hostilities in Al Mokha affecting Yemeni civilians3 Feb 2017
Approximately 3,570 individuals have fled Al Mokha to neighboring districts.