Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNHCR encouraged by progress towards solutions for forcibly displaced people from Sudan and South Sudan.
Nansen Refugee Award laureate responds to COVID-19 in South Sudan
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award winner, is helping refugees and their hosts in a remote region of South Sudan curb the spread of COVID-19.
UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
Massive floods in Sudan impact thousands of refugees
South Sudanese refugees remain in urgent need of support after heavy rains and floods damage their shelters.
UNHCR alarmed by refugee killings in Northern Uganda, calls for investigation
South Sudanese teacher sets sights on university for his children
A primary school Vice-Principal has high educational ambitions but knows the odds are stacked against his fellow citizens.
Congolese mothers trek to safety in South Sudan
As South Sudan keeps its borders open to refugees during the coronavirus pandemic, mothers fleeing violence in the DR Congo find a safe haven with their children.