Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
Hunger and fear stalk survivors of attack in north Cameroon
Violence had already uprooted thousands in the volatile Far North region. Now a spate of deadly attacks leaves survivors fearful of tending their fields.
UNHCR condemns deadly attack on internally displaced people in north Cameroon
More than 30,000 refugees flee violence in northwestern Nigeria in last two months alone
Growing insecurity forces thousands, mainly women and children, to seek safety in neighbouring Niger.
UNHCR appeals for US$186 million for refugee and displacement crisis in Sahel
Northeastern Nigeria camp blaze kills two, leaving thousands without shelter
Women and children in firing line as violence drives 23,000 more refugees from Nigeria
UNHCR steps up activities, despite COVID-19, to assist Niger as new influx in April takes total figure to over 60,000.
Self-help project in Niger churns out hygiene products in fight against coronavirus
Mini refugee 'factory' produces soap, liquid handwash, bleach and water containers for free distribution.