Dwindling rains in northern Cameroon spark conflict and displacement

The worst intercommunal fighting ever seen in Cameroon's Far North Region was triggered by attempts to adapt to climate change.

10 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Libya: First evacuation flight to Niger in over a year brings 172 asylum-seekers to safety

5 Nov 2021

Refugees in Cameroon help build 'Great Green Wall' to combat desertification

Refugees and host communities in northern Cameroon have planted 360,000 seedlings, transforming the environment in and around Minawao refugee camp.

22 Sep 2021

Climate change fuels clashes in Cameroon that force thousands to flee

Dwindling water supplies are at the root of fighting between herders and fishermen that have driven thousands to flee both within Cameroon and into Chad.

9 Sep 2021

'Good morning, Yaoundé': refugees take the mic

In Cameroon, a group of refugees trained in radio journalism is raising public awareness about forced displacement.

12 Aug 2021

UNHCR warns of critical protection gaps for people on the move in the Sahel and East Africa

30 Jul 2021

Record numbers forced to flee ongoing violence in Burkina Faso

23 Jul 2021

As rainy season approaches, displaced Nigeriens receive emergency shelters

Forced to flee armed attacks in Niger's southwestern region, thousands brace themselves for torrential rains, which often result in flooding.

20 May 2021