UNHCR and IOM call for improved safeguards for the displaced on the frontlines of climate emergency

4 Feb 2021

Climate change and conflict pursue displaced Burkinabes

In Burkina Faso, the displaced struggle to find a refuge from violence and the effects of global heating.

25 Jan 2021

COVID-19 crisis offers lesson on climate response for refugees

Global response to the COVID-19 pandemic offers insights on how to mitigate the impact of climate change on displaced populations, says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs.

2 Dec 2020

Twin scourges COVID-19 and climate change threaten world's displaced and stateless

2 Dec 2020

How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement

Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.

2 Dec 2020

'Climate change is the defining crisis of our time and it particularly impacts the displaced'

UNHCR's Special Advisor on Climate Action, Andrew Harper, outlines how global warming is driving displacement, and why decisive action is vital now.

30 Nov 2020

Massive floods in Sudan impact thousands of refugees

South Sudanese refugees remain in urgent need of support after heavy rains and floods damage their shelters.

24 Sep 2020

UNHCR assisting displaced families affected by floods in the Sahel

24 Sep 2020

Restoring Sudan's forest cover, one tree at a time

Refugees and their hosts together plant one million trees in a massive reforestation drive in Sudan's White Nile State.

8 Jun 2020