Surging violence in Nigeria drives displacement to Niger
Fleeing bandit attacks, Nigerian villagers seek safety in Niger
Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger's Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.
Eye operation draws life into focus for young refugee
Cataracts gradually robbed six-year-old Azaiya of his sight. A corrective operation allowed him to see a world with opportunities.
IOM, UNHCR: Shipwreck off Libya claims over 40 Lives
'The Nansen Award was one of the most inspiring things in my life'
Nansen Award laureate Zannah Mustapha takes stock of how his life – and those of the children displaced by Boko Haram – has changed since he won the award in 2017.
Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
Hunger and fear stalk survivors of attack in north Cameroon
Violence had already uprooted thousands in the volatile Far North region. Now a spate of deadly attacks leaves survivors fearful of tending their fields.
UNHCR condemns deadly attack on internally displaced people in north Cameroon
More than 30,000 refugees flee violence in northwestern Nigeria in last two months alone
Growing insecurity forces thousands, mainly women and children, to seek safety in neighbouring Niger.