Refugees in Cameroon help build 'Great Green Wall' to combat desertification

Refugees and host communities in northern Cameroon have planted 360,000 seedlings, transforming the environment in and around Minawao refugee camp.

22 Sep 2021

Climate change forum in Cape Verde gives voice to forcibly displaced persons in Africa

17 Sep 2021

UNHCR Statement on Human Rights Watch Report on Eritrean Refugees Targeted in Tigray

16 Sep 2021

'I tell everyone that we need to take this vaccine.'

Refugee health workers included in the national vaccine rollout stand in support of Ethiopia's COVID-19 response.

10 Sep 2021

Climate change fuels clashes in Cameroon that force thousands to flee

Dwindling water supplies are at the root of fighting between herders and fishermen that have driven thousands to flee both within Cameroon and into Chad.

9 Sep 2021

Hawa Hassan and Mindy Kaling team up to make a Somali pasta dish on BuzzFeed Tasty

Somali home-cook Hawa Hassan guides actor, producer and UNHCR supporter, Mindy Kaling, through how to make Suugo Suqaar, a spicy Somali pasta dish.

8 Sep 2021

UNHCR statement on Ethiopian refugees registered in Sudan allegedly involved in fighting in Tigray region

7 Sep 2021

South Sudanese refugees make safer, better, greener stoves in Ethiopia

Refugee women have developed energy efficient cookstoves in Gambella, reducing usage of firewood and preserving the environment.

31 Aug 2021

'All over the province, people want to buy our rice'

A group of refugee women are growing rice on a large scale, becoming the largest rice producers in Angola's Lunda Norte province.

27 Aug 2021