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CYCLONE IDAI EMERGENCY UPDATE – MOZAMBIQUE-ZIMBABWE-MALAWI

CYCLONE IDAI EMERGENCY UPDATE – MOZAMBIQUE-ZIMBABWE-MALAWI

Over five months after Cyclone Idai brought widespread devastation across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, and two months since the impact of Cyclone Kenneth on northern Mozambique, UNHCR and partners are still responding on the ground to support the affected...

UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is pleased to announce the first ever Global Refugee Forum, which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The event, which is being held at Ministerial level, will be co-hosted with Switzerland and...

Yemen flooding escalates spread of cholera

Yemen flooding escalates spread of cholera

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and humanitarian partners are concerned that the flooding may exacerbate the risks and spread of diseases, including cholera. More than 364,000 suspected cases of cholera and 639 deaths have been reported across Yemen since the beginning of the year by WHO – nearing the total for all of 2018.

Refugees and migrants from Venezuela top 4 million

Refugees and migrants from Venezuela top 4 million

Globally, Venezuelans are one of the single largest population groups displaced from their country. The number of Venezuelans leaving their country has reached four million, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, announced...

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