To my Mom, who inspired me to achieve my dreams
In this occasional series, we feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.
UN Refugee Agency calls for ban on forced returns of asylum-seekers to eastern DR Congo
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.
Refugees in Namibia face double threat of funding cuts and climate change
As inflation continues to push up the cost of basic necessities such as food and fuel, refugees in Namibia's remote Osire settlement are facing stark choices.
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.
Violence erupts in DR Congo's west as nearly 30,000 flee clashes
Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees
The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.
Farming together fosters ties between Burundian refugees and their Congolese hosts
After finding sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundian refugees are sharing their knowledge of farming with locals.
Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors
Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.