Burundi needs more support to give returnees and refugees a fresh start

Increased funding is needed to support more than 200,000 Burundian former refugees who have returned home in the last five years, as well as nearly 90,000 refugees hosted in the country.

18 Nov 2022

UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner urges strong international support for Burundian refugees to return, rebuild their lives

2 Nov 2022

Returned refugees break ground at South Sudan farm cooperative

Looking to build a secure future, returning refugees are working alongside local residents to turn a 250-acre plot of bushland into a productive farm.

27 Oct 2022

Weary of men's wars, South Sudan's women risk all for peace

Their sons and brothers got caught up in the bush wars roiling the world's youngest country, so the women decided to bring them home.

19 Oct 2022

Nearly 6,000 Congolese refugees return home from Zambia with UNHCR support

27 Sep 2022

In Tanzania, UNHCR's Grandi urges more backing for solutions as the country continues to host refugees

High Commissioner urges more donor support for solutions and praises progress in refugee protection in Tanzania.

27 Aug 2022

Côte d'Ivoire welcomes returning families as refugee status set to end

20 Jun 2022

UNHCR's Grandi joins Ivorian refugees on the last leg of their journey home

With peace and stability in Côte D'Ivoire, refugee status for Ivorians is coming to an end. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees joined a group returning home from Liberia.

19 Jun 2022

Deir-ez-Zor residents find help to rebuild lives from the city's ruins

After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria's largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet.

10 May 2022