Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

Displaced people from climate frontlines raise their voices at COP27

At this year's climate summit, displaced people warned that their attempts to adapt to the changing climate are being overwhelmed by repeated extreme weather events.

18 Nov 2022

'As a refugee, I have seen the impacts of the climate crisis up close'

From drought and flooding to increasing competition for scarce resources, South Sudanese refugee Opira Bosco Okot knows only too well how the climate crisis has made life harder for displaced people.

9 Nov 2022

Returned refugees break ground at South Sudan farm cooperative

Looking to build a secure future, returning refugees are working alongside local residents to turn a 250-acre plot of bushland into a productive farm.

27 Oct 2022

Congolese refugee reunites with parents she thought she had lost

Françoise Chikunda Sabuni was living as a refugee in Uganda when she learned her parents, who she assumed had been killed years before, were alive and well in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2022

'I have seen first-hand how children's education has suffered'

A refugee scholar living in Uganda talks about the importance of working together to keep children in school, where they can be safe, happy and fulfilled.

14 Sep 2022

Nearly 100,000 refugee arrivals in Uganda face a silent emergency, enormous needs

9 Sep 2022

UNHCR, AfDB, IGAD and EAC launch project to enhance investment climate in refugee and IDP-hosting and return areas in the East, Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region

20 Jul 2022

On this World Refugee Day, the right to seek safety has never been more important

20 Jun 2022