Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR and IOM deplore loss of life at Nador-Melilla crossing

25 Jun 2022

UNHCR rushes relief supplies, humanitarian staff to Afghanistan's earthquake-hit regions

24 Jun 2022

UNHCR deeply saddened at loss of life and destruction from Afghanistan earthquake

22 Jun 2022

Rohingya refugees lead response to fire threat in Bangladesh camps

Trained refugee volunteers are the first line of defence against the frequent fires that tear through camps in the dry season.

10 Jun 2022

UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique's "invisible" crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement

10 May 2022

UNHCR and TikTok launch campaign in solidarity with refugees from Ukraine and beyond

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and TikTok launch a hashtag challenge and live concert series #TheWorldNeeds, using music to bring people together and promote solidarity with refugees

4 May 2022

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

Urgent help needed in Malawi to rebuild lives wrecked by Tropical Storm Ana

More than 190,000 people who lost or fled their homes during the January storm remain displaced inside the country, living in sites that often lack basic necessities.

13 Apr 2022