Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa
WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release
A new approach to refugee integration bears fruit in Rwanda
Two years after the Global Refugee Forum, Rwanda shows how inclusive policies in education and livelihoods are unlocking the potential of refugees and their hosts.
Bandit attacks drive Nigerian villagers to flee to Niger
Killings, kidnapping and looting have driven 11,500 Nigerians to seek safety in Niger's Tahoua region in November.
Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges
Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.
More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year
Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level
Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.
Burundian taekwondo athlete set to make his mark at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Parfait Hakizimana has overcome numerous challenges to take the stage in Tokyo as part of the Refugee Paralympic Team.
Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games
Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.
Global photo project shows power of football during displacement
As the European football championships kick off, Goal Click Refugees campaign reveals how the sport promotes integration as seen through the eyes of forcibly displaced people.