Record numbers forced to flee ongoing violence in Burkina Faso

23 Jul 2021

Meet the young champion soaring to the top of the chess world

Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled violence in Nigeria and ended up in a homeless shelter in New York, where he learned the game that changed their lives.

20 Jul 2021

Displaced Afghan family struggles to cope amid latest violence

A widowed mother-of-four struggling to take care of her family in a camp is among the 270,000 Afghans displaced since the start of the year by the latest upsurge in fighting.

15 Jul 2021

Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray Region

13 Jul 2021

Displaced nurses provide vital health care to others displaced in Ethiopia's Tigray

As UNHCR and other aid agencies scale up the humanitarian response in conflict-torn Tigray, local communities and the displaced are pulling together to support one another.

5 Jul 2021

Displacement leaves families struggling to adapt in Lake Chad region

Years after fleeing jihadist attacks, many displaced people in Chad's Lake Province still cannot return home and are trying to rebuild their lives as best as they can.

2 Jul 2021

'We are the lucky ones'

Ethiopian refugee Mihret hid in the bush for days without food or water, to escape the Tigray conflict. Now safe in Sudan, she is using her engineering skills to assist her community.

30 Jun 2021

Statement attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region

25 Jun 2021

Remarks by UNHCR Special Envoy, Ms. Angelina Jolie, on World Refugee Day

20 Jun 2021