International community must act with 'urgency' to end crisis in Central Sahel
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells conference that COVID-19 adds a new threat to a region already grappling with record numbers forced to flee their homes.
Baaba Maal appeals for support for Sahel
Senegalese musician, singer and UNHCR supporter calls for action to end world's fastest growing displacement crisis.
UNHCR warns of mounting needs in Sahel as forced displacement intensifies
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.
UNHCR assisting displaced families affected by floods in the Sahel
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
Schools caught up in armed conflict sweeping across the Sahel
By end-2019, more than 3,300 schools were shut, affecting almost 650,000 children and more than 16,000 teachers.