Drought brings life-threatening food shortages for refugees in Ethiopia
Five failed rainy seasons, rising prices, and a funding shortfall are pushing refugees in the Horn of Africa to the brink.
Recurring floods in Sudan displace refugees and their host communities
An extended rainy season and flash flooding have made South Sudanese refugees' lives harder in Sudan.
Across borders, South Sudan's displaced call for peace
In the face of protracted conflict and climate-fuelled crises, those displaced within and from South Sudan jointly call for an end to conflict.
Q&A with Mary Maker, UNHCR's newest Global Goodwill Ambassador
After fleeing conflict and finding hope through education – first as a student then a teacher – she is now a passionate advocate and storyteller who aims to amplify the voices of other refugees.
As the Horn of Africa drought enters a sixth failed rainy season, UNHCR calls for urgent assistance
Kenya's Dadaab camp swells with Somalis fleeing drought, conflict
Failed rains and lingering conflict have driven over 110,000 Somalis across the border in the last two years into Kenyan camps already struggling to cope with drought.
UNHCR and partners appeal for US$1.3 billion to support South Sudanese refugees
Tens of thousands arrive in Ethiopia, fleeing recent clashes in Somalia
Vital aid reaches Syrian quake survivors who - again - have lost everything
UNHCR delivers assistance to families left homeless by the disaster, while reopening of aid route to northwest Syria offers hope to those already displaced during country's 12-year crisis.