Nearly 100,000 refugee arrivals in Uganda face a silent emergency, enormous needs

9 Sep 2022

'It's up to us!' says NBA basketball star Wenyen Gabriel on visit to South Sudan homeland

The former refugee and Los Angeles Lakers' power forward returned to his home country for the first time with a message of hope for those displaced by floods and conflict.

18 Aug 2022

LA Lakers' Wenyen Gabriel visits homeland of South Sudan with UNHCR, to 'speak up for refugees and displaced people everywhere'

28 Jul 2022

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

Pain, anguish and a search for answers as an explosion kills four refugee boys in Maban County, where decades of conflict have left a cache of unexploded ordnance.

9 Jun 2022

Dressing to impress gives lift to refugees in South Sudan

Amid ration cuts, more than one million items of clothing donated by retailers Gap Inc. and Hanes bring a welcome boost to refugees and hosts in South Sudan.

11 May 2022

UNHCR and partners seek urgent funds to help thousands of refugees fleeing to Uganda

29 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

UNHCR warns of dire impact from floods in South Sudan as new wet season looms

29 Mar 2022

South Sudanese battle record floods amid rapidly changing climate

Help is urgently needed ahead of the rainy season for the most vulnerable among 835,000 people hit by flooding in the world's youngest nation.

29 Mar 2022