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
UNHCR calls for urgent support to assist almost 16,000 newly displaced in Burkina Faso who fled massacre
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.
IOM and UNHCR call for more international support to Niger after joint visit
Insecurity drives more Burkinabe into exile, further straining fragile Sahel region
Displaced Burkinabes find a home as their host finds his purpose
Lambda, a resident of Burkina Faso's Tougouri region, has become a symbol of hope for hundreds of displaced Burkinabes who have found shelter in his home.