South Sudanese refugee artist wins EU sponsored COVID-19 art competition

Kuena James Dak, 24, is the winner of a stop-motion animation contest on COVID-19 awareness in Uganda.

12 Apr 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need

16 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

UNHCR's Grandi calls for renewed high-level engagement to advance Uganda's comprehensive refugee response

9 Mar 2021

WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa

2 Mar 2021

Refugees in Sudan reap benefits of clean cooking energy

A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows deforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.

26 Feb 2021

Six children killed and several others severely wounded by unexploded ordnance blast in Ugandan refugee settlement

19 Feb 2021

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021