Thousands of DR Congo refugees in Zambia opt to head home

21 Dec 2021

States urged to build on progress made since Global Refugee Forum

Increased responsibility sharing by governments is key to maintaining momentum in finding new approaches to global displacement, UNHCR's Grandi tells officials.

16 Dec 2021

Congolese refugees torn between returning home or remaining in exile

While sporadic fighting continues in parts of eastern DR Congo, thousands who fled to Uganda have chosen to return. Others, uncertain about the future, have opted to stay.

9 Dec 2021

Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

UNHCR dismayed by deportation of a third Cambodian refugee by Thai Authorities this month

22 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges

Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.

27 Oct 2021

UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

26 Oct 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021