To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa

29 Jul 2022

Communities in Niger adapt to displacement and a changing climate

In a region hit by rising displacement and temperatures, one town in northern Niger is harnessing the cooperation of local and displaced communities to find solutions.

11 Feb 2022

Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced

14 Jan 2022

Refugees fight fires to preserve Mauritania's environment

Malian refugees and local Mauritanians are fighting wildfires as part of wider efforts to stem the impacts of climate change on an increasingly fragile environment.

30 Nov 2021

Warming climate threatens livelihoods of Malian refugees and Mauritanians

Lake Mahmouda, a vital source of water and food for refugees and local communities in Mauritania, is under threat as an increasingly hostile climate causes it to shrink.

30 Oct 2021

UNHCR warns of critical protection gaps for people on the move in the Sahel and East Africa

30 Jul 2021

Record numbers forced to flee ongoing violence in Burkina Faso

23 Jul 2021

Refugees and locals in Mauritania exchange strategies for adapting to climate change

Malian refugees living in Mauritania are applying and sharing techniques from back home to grow food and protect the environment.

17 Jun 2021

Fresh start for Malian refugees in Burkina Faso as camp reopens

The Goudoubo camp, empty after violence forced residents out, now bustles as schools and healthcare centres rebuild and businesses reopen.

1 Apr 2021