UNHCR urges greater support as violence continues unabated in Burkina Faso

29 Nov 2022

Displaced people from climate frontlines raise their voices at COP27

At this year's climate summit, displaced people warned that their attempts to adapt to the changing climate are being overwhelmed by repeated extreme weather events.

18 Nov 2022

UN warns of worsening conflict and displacement in Sahel without immediate climate action

16 Nov 2022

Thirty years of hope and higher education for refugees in West Africa

For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.

17 Oct 2022

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.

4 Oct 2022

'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.

19 Aug 2022

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

29 Jul 2022

UNHCR calls for urgent support to assist almost 16,000 newly displaced in Burkina Faso who fled massacre

17 Jun 2022

The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home

Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.

28 Apr 2022