Refugee firefighters honoured for their bravery in protecting Mauritania's environment
For their tenacious efforts to put out bushfires and plant trees, the Mbera Fire Brigade has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Africa.
Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought deepens
A devastating drought has displaced 1 million Somalis since January 2021, and more people are expected to flee as communities face the prospect of famine.
UNHCR warns of surging needs in Sudan amid skyrocketing prices and gaps in humanitarian funding
UN Refugee Agency issues new legal guidance on protection of Somali refugees
Sudanese refugees in Chad face challenges to deliver education
Faced with an influx of refugees from Sudan to eastern Chad, UNHCR and its partners are providing vital support for the education of refugee children.
Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee on famine in Somalia
'I am you and you are me': UNHCR staff draw on first-hand knowledge of displacement
On World Humanitarian Day, we talked to three colleagues whose own experience of being forced to flee their homes inspires and informs their work.
One million people displaced by drought in Somalia
UNHCR and NRC PRESS RELEASE