Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.

28 Jun 2022

Refugee-led business provides clean energy to camp residents

A Congolese refugee is providing a lifeline for thousands of refugees and their hosts in Kenya's Kakuma camp through sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

5 Jun 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022

UNHCR's Grandi meets Cameroonians displaced by conflict over scarce resources

After water scarcity driven by climate change sparked deadly clashes in Cameroon's Far North, UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for reconciliation and more help for those affected.

1 May 2022

The woman with golden hands: Syrian refugee in Jordan finds joy - and a future - in making beautiful things

25 Apr 2022

Indigenous Venezuelans help others navigate life far from home

Indigenous Warao people from Venezuela face particularly steep hurdles building new lives in Brazil. But some of their fellow Warao are lending a helping hand.

19 Apr 2022

Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa

WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release

13 Apr 2022

Mixed emotions for family partially reunited after fleeing Tigray conflict

A bittersweet reunion for an Ethiopian mother and her daughter after months of separation

12 Apr 2022

UNHCR and partners call for sustained funding and support for Rohingya refugees

29 Mar 2022