Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought deepens

A devastating drought has displaced 1 million Somalis since January 2021, and more people are expected to flee as communities face the prospect of famine.

29 Sep 2022

The passion, vision and action of Fridtjof Nansen, humanitarian extraordinaire

Ahead of this year's UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, we look back at the life and achievements of the Norwegian pioneer who gave his name to the prize.

26 Sep 2022

Peruvian and Venezuelan girls come together to campaign for social change

Quinta Ola started as a way of giving teenage girls in Peru a greater say in society and their futures. Now it's doing the same for refugee and migrant girls from Venezuela.

21 Sep 2022

UN Refugee Agency issues new legal guidance on protection of Somali refugees

20 Sep 2022

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee on famine in Somalia

5 Sep 2022

Five things you should know about Afghanistan

Over the past year, parts of Afghanistan have become safer, but the country is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

15 Aug 2022

One million people displaced by drought in Somalia

UNHCR and NRC PRESS RELEASE

11 Aug 2022

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

29 Jul 2022

First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022