Sahrawi refugees in COVID-19 lockdown hit by livestock epidemic
Refugees from Western Sahara in camps in Algeria's Tindouf province lose animals to livestock epidemic, while coronavirus restrictions wipe out other means of income.
Exiled as a child, Sahrawi grandmother still longs for home
After leaving Western Sahara 40 years ago, Mbareka and her small family face a daily struggle to survive in an Algerian desert camp.
Bottled sand builds better homes for Sahrawi refugees
In the remote desert of southwest Algeria, a young Sahrawi refugee is filling discarded bottles with sand to build shelters that better withstand the harsh climate.
Sahrawi women to get behind the wheel at new driving school
In a push to empower young women, Sahrawi sisters plan to open an all-female driving school later this year in remote Dakhla camp, Algeria.
Family visit flights resume in Western Sahara
Western Sahara Confidence Building Measures seminar opens
Western Sahara: Resumption of family visit flights
Restoring self-reliance among Sahrawi refugees in Algeria
UNHCR wants to help the community combat frustration and aid-dependency among young refugees who find few opportunities to use their skills and education.