Warming climate threatens livelihoods of Malian refugees and Mauritanians

Lake Mahmouda, a vital source of water and food for refugees and local communities in Mauritania, is under threat as an increasingly hostile climate causes it to shrink.

30 Oct 2021

Refugees in Cameroon help build 'Great Green Wall' to combat desertification

Refugees and host communities in northern Cameroon have planted 360,000 seedlings, transforming the environment in and around Minawao refugee camp.

22 Sep 2021

Massive floods in Sudan impact thousands of refugees

South Sudanese refugees remain in urgent need of support after heavy rains and floods damage their shelters.

24 Sep 2020

Restoring Sudan's forest cover, one tree at a time

Refugees and their hosts together plant one million trees in a massive reforestation drive in Sudan's White Nile State.

8 Jun 2020

UNHCR: Help us protect the environment to protect refugees

5 Jun 2020

Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia

A cooperative of Somali refugees and Ethiopian host community, supported by the IKEA Foundation, turn invasive weeds into energy.

13 Dec 2019

Climate change and displacement

How conflict and climate change form a toxic combination that drives people from their homes.

15 Oct 2019

Refugees in Egypt pitch in to fight plastic pollution in the Nile

Working alongside locals, refugees from five countries help remove tonnes of plastic waste from Cairo's shores while building links to the local community.

11 Jul 2019

Thousands forced to leave their homes as flash floods hit south-west Libya

7 Jun 2019