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, partners rush to aid thousands of refugees in Benishangul Gumuz region of Ethiopia

4 Feb 2022

Darfur clashes displace thousands

7 Dec 2021

Relief for asylum seekers offered a new life outside Libya

Survivors of violence among 93 vulnerable individuals on board first evacuation flight to Italy for two years as part of new emergency mechanism.

25 Nov 2021

Refugees count their losses as floods destroy camp in Sudan

Months after opening, Alganaa refugee camp in Sudan's White Nile State has been submerged by flood waters, leaving 35,000 South Sudanese refugees in need of urgent assistance.

23 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

No safe place to go for asylum-seekers snared in Libya dragnet

Desperate refugees and asylum-seekers in Tripoli in urgent need of assistance and protection amid security sweeps.

14 Oct 2021

'My dream has finally come true!'

Sudanese student Raba Hakim fulfils a lifelong dream of going to university, thanks to a Mastercard Foundation scholarship.

11 Oct 2021