Violence and threats by armed groups continue to displace refugees and civilians in Mali
UN warns of worsening conflict and displacement in Sahel without immediate climate action
Refugee firefighters honoured for their bravery in protecting Mauritania's environment
For their tenacious efforts to put out bushfires and plant trees, the Mbera Fire Brigade has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Africa.
'I am you and you are me': UNHCR staff draw on first-hand knowledge of displacement
On World Humanitarian Day, we talked to three colleagues whose own experience of being forced to flee their homes inspires and informs their work.
To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa
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.
Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced
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.
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.