'It's up to us!' says NBA basketball star Wenyen Gabriel on visit to South Sudan homeland

The former refugee and Los Angeles Lakers' power forward returned to his home country for the first time with a message of hope for those displaced by floods and conflict.

18 Aug 2022

To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa

29 Jul 2022

LA Lakers' Wenyen Gabriel visits homeland of South Sudan with UNHCR, to 'speak up for refugees and displaced people everywhere'

28 Jul 2022

Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought

28 Jun 2022

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

Pain, anguish and a search for answers as an explosion kills four refugee boys in Maban County, where decades of conflict have left a cache of unexploded ordnance.

9 Jun 2022

Refugee-led business provides clean energy to camp residents

A Congolese refugee is providing a lifeline for thousands of refugees and their hosts in Kenya's Kakuma camp through sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

5 Jun 2022

Dressing to impress gives lift to refugees in South Sudan

Amid ration cuts, more than one million items of clothing donated by retailers Gap Inc. and Hanes bring a welcome boost to refugees and hosts in South Sudan.

11 May 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022