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

UN Refugee Agency warns of extreme hardship for forcibly displaced families this winter

11 Nov 2022

UNHCR concerned over cholera outbreak at Minawao, calls for urgent support

20 Oct 2022

Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

Back to basics cookery show helps refugees in Algeria amid food crisis

In response to ration cuts and rising prices, Sahrawi refugees are watching an unusual cookery show to help them prepare nutritious meals with only a few ingredients.

14 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Violence erupts in DR Congo's west as nearly 30,000 flee clashes

11 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi: Political inaction deepening displacement crisis

Failure to find peace and address conflict, climate change and other crises is increasing hardship and driving new displacement, as funding limits UNHCR's capacity to respond.

10 Oct 2022