UNHCR urges greater support as violence continues unabated in Burkina Faso

29 Nov 2022

Displaced people from climate frontlines raise their voices at COP27

At this year's climate summit, displaced people warned that their attempts to adapt to the changing climate are being overwhelmed by repeated extreme weather events.

18 Nov 2022

UN warns of worsening conflict and displacement in Sahel without immediate climate action

16 Nov 2022

Thirty years of hope and higher education for refugees in West Africa

For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.

17 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Violence erupts in DR Congo's west as nearly 30,000 flee clashes

11 Oct 2022

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.

4 Oct 2022

UN Refugee Agency issues new legal guidance on protection of Somali refugees

20 Sep 2022

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.

12 Sep 2022