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

UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

26 Oct 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

Safety and support for Central African refugees in the DRC

On a visit to the DRC, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi, applauds inclusive efforts to support Central African refugees, while calling for greater international support.

23 Apr 2021

More refugees arrive in Chad following recent clashes in CAR

20 Apr 2021

In Chad, Central African refugee keeps hope alive

Chad has offered sanctuary to refugees from Central African Republic, where renewed violence continues to force tens of thousands to flee.

7 Apr 2021