UNHCR scales up response as thousands flee attacks in northern Mozambique

6 Apr 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Better access to water improves lives for refugees and their hosts in Zimbabwe camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have improved water supply at Tongogara camp, in a project funded by the African Development Bank.

22 Mar 2021

Armed attacks kill hundreds, displace 40,000 civilians in northeast DR Congo

19 Mar 2021

First refugees receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Rwanda

Over 400 health service workers and residents of Gashora transit centre get their first jabs, as part of national vaccine plan that covers all refugees and asylum-seekers.

12 Mar 2021

Violence forces Central African family into exile once more

Less than a year after returning home following a first spell in exile, Paul and his family again sought refuge in DRC following the latest wave of violence in the Central African Republic.

12 Mar 2021

Rwanda vaccinates refugees and asylum-seekers against COVID-19

12 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa

2 Mar 2021