COVID-19 poses a major threat to the life and welfare of refugees in Uganda
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.
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'.
Humanitarian agencies seek US$222 million to support Burundian refugees
Finding wellbeing through yoga at a Kenyan refugee camp
A Ugandan refugee is using yoga to promote self-acceptance and mental wellbeing among refugees in Kakuma camp.
UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
Activist turns adversity into a fresh start for refugee women
Congolese rights activist Sabuni Francoise Chikunda is the regional winner for Africa for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her work with fellow refugees in Uganda.