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Ongoing emergencies

We are currently responding to ongoing emergencies in multiple countries, working to keep people safe while they are on the move and displaced from their homes.

Please consider supporting this vital work.
Democratic Republic of the Congo. IDPs walk back to Plain Savo

We are currently responding to emergency situations in multiple countries.

Learn more about the situation, how UNHCR is helping, and how you can support people forced to flee.

Portrait of Alphonsine, an internally displaced woman in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
In 2023, as a result of an alarming resurgence of violence generated by armed groups, 5.8 million people are displaced across the provinces of Ituri, North Kivu, South Kivu and Tanganyika, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kenya. New arrivals
As the Horn of Africa enters its sixth consecutive rainy season with no rain, displacement continues to climb as millions from Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia struggle to survive amid scarce water resources, hunger, insecurity and conflict.
A woman walking beside a donkey, on which two children are sitting
Hundreds of thousands of people are being forced to flee the deadly clashes in Sudan. UNHCR is delivering humanitarian aid inside Sudan and its neighbouring countries, including Chad, South Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Central African Republic.

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Your gift can help protect someone forced to flee their home due to conflict or persecution.