Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa

WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release

13 Apr 2022

On Oscars night, Hollywood stars show solidarity #WithRefugees

With themes of displacement and loss featuring in many of the nominated films, celebrities at the ceremony and online shone a light on refugee crises in Ukraine and beyond.

1 Apr 2022

UNHCR Special Envoy, Ms. Angelina Jolie Statement to the High-Level Pledging Event on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

16 Mar 2022

A new approach to refugee integration bears fruit in Rwanda

Two years after the Global Refugee Forum, Rwanda shows how inclusive policies in education and livelihoods are unlocking the potential of refugees and their hosts.

14 Dec 2021

Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller: five years with UNHCR

To celebrate the actor's commitment to the UN Refugee Agency and the people it serves, we are shouting out the top five ways he has stepped up in solidarity with refugees.

10 Dec 2021

Football star Mo Salah drops in on an Egyptian school

Salah, an Ambassador for Instant Network Schools, pays surprise virtual visit to classroom at a school in his native Egypt.

19 Nov 2021

COP26: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal Mahmoud calls for urgent global action in new poem highlighting impact of climate change on humankind

8 Nov 2021

Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges

Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.

27 Oct 2021

More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

26 Oct 2021