Turning trash into clean fuel, refugees aid environment in South Sudan

Refugee women and their host community in Maban county are turning agricultural waste into clean-burning briquettes in a pilot project that saves trees.

18 May 2022

Deir-ez-Zor residents find help to rebuild lives from the city's ruins

After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria's largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet.

10 May 2022

Niger faces refugee influx as violence increases in neighbouring states

4 May 2022

UNHCR's Grandi meets Cameroonians displaced by conflict over scarce resources

After water scarcity driven by climate change sparked deadly clashes in Cameroon's Far North, UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for reconciliation and more help for those affected.

1 May 2022

Refugees samba in Rio's famed Carnival parade to celebrate Brazilian openness

As special guests of the Salgueiro samba school, refugees showed off their fancy footwork and strengthened bonds with the country that has welcomed them.

29 Apr 2022

Repaired Benghazi home brings comfort after loss and displacement

Rehabilitation scheme helps people return home and rebuild their lives in Benghazi, which hosts the largest number of returnees and families displaced by conflict in eastern Libya.

29 Apr 2022

Homeward bound: Congolese refugees in South Africa opt to restart their lives in Kinshasa

Six hundred Congolese refugees in South Africa are seeking help from UNHCR to return home this year.

20 Apr 2022

Joint Statement by Honourable Minister Esther Anyakun and UNHCR Representative Joel Boutroue on the Increase of New Arrivals from Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudanese to Uganda

19 Apr 2022

Urgent help needed in Malawi to rebuild lives wrecked by Tropical Storm Ana

More than 190,000 people who lost or fled their homes during the January storm remain displaced inside the country, living in sites that often lack basic necessities.

13 Apr 2022