Fleeing bandit attacks, Nigerian villagers seek safety in Niger

Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger's Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.

2 Mar 2021

UNHCR and IOM welcome Colombia's decision to regularize Venezuelan refugees and migrants

UNHCR–IOM Joint Press Release

8 Feb 2021

Venezuelans defy the pandemic to seek a future in Colombia

Visiting Maicao, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi urges greater support for countries hosting millions of displaced Venezuelans amid COVID-19 crisis.

8 Feb 2021

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for refugees on Colombia's new temporary protection measure for Venezuelans

8 Feb 2021

Data reveals impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods and futures

Poor and vulnerable communities across the world, including the forcibly displaced, struggle with the pandemic's far-reaching consequences.

2 Feb 2021

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021

Thousands of Central Africans seek refuge in Cameroon

A resurgence of violence in the Central African Republic has driven 5,000 Central Africans to seek safety across the border in Cameroon.

19 Jan 2021

UNHCR's Grandi concludes visit to Lisbon, commends Portugal's longstanding commitment to refugee protection as the country takes over the EU Presidency

13 Jan 2021

UNHCR calls for EU to ensure a new chapter for refugee protection

12 Jan 2021