Resilience shines through despite volcano disrupting lives

Families displaced after this May's eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in eastern DRC need urgent support as they face extreme difficulties while striving to rebuild their lives.

14 Jun 2021

Returning Iraqis face dire conditions following camp closures

With 250,000 Iraqis still living in camps after fleeing ISIS, sudden closure of 14 sites in late 2020 forced many to return to destroyed homes and villages lacking basic services.

27 May 2021

Starting over is not easy but Burundian refugees are hopeful as they return home

Hope and expectation as Burundian refugees return home after years in exile in Rwanda.

3 May 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees urges more support for Burundians returning home

29 Apr 2021

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021

First Central African refugees return from DRC since COVID-19 outbreak

16 Nov 2020

UNHCR ramps up support to Iraqi returnees amid large-scale closure of IDP camps

13 Nov 2020

Living amid ruins, Afghans get help to build shelters

Afghanistan's shortage of decent and affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing millions of displaced and returning refugees. A new project is offering some a solution.

3 Jul 2020

Coronavirus - Now is not the time to forget Afghanistan and its neighbours

14 Apr 2020