Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

To my Mom, who inspired me to achieve my dreams

In this occasional series, we feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.

29 Nov 2022

UN Refugee Agency calls for ban on forced returns of asylum-seekers to eastern DR Congo

18 Nov 2022

Burundi needs more support to give returnees and refugees a fresh start

Increased funding is needed to support more than 200,000 Burundian former refugees who have returned home in the last five years, as well as nearly 90,000 refugees hosted in the country.

18 Nov 2022

Displaced people from climate frontlines raise their voices at COP27

At this year's climate summit, displaced people warned that their attempts to adapt to the changing climate are being overwhelmed by repeated extreme weather events.

18 Nov 2022

Refugees in Namibia face double threat of funding cuts and climate change

As inflation continues to push up the cost of basic necessities such as food and fuel, refugees in Namibia's remote Osire settlement are facing stark choices.

17 Nov 2022

'As a refugee, I have seen the impacts of the climate crisis up close'

From drought and flooding to increasing competition for scarce resources, South Sudanese refugee Opira Bosco Okot knows only too well how the climate crisis has made life harder for displaced people.

9 Nov 2022

UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner urges strong international support for Burundian refugees to return, rebuild their lives

2 Nov 2022

Returned refugees break ground at South Sudan farm cooperative

Looking to build a secure future, returning refugees are working alongside local residents to turn a 250-acre plot of bushland into a productive farm.

27 Oct 2022