Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada
Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.
UNHCR calls for renewed commitment to South Sudan's peace, development, and future
Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over
With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.
Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need
Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society
On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.
WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa
Refugees in Sudan reap benefits of clean cooking energy
A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows deforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.
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.
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.