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

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

UNHCR calls on States to refrain from forced returns of Haitians

3 Nov 2022

Thirty years of hope and higher education for refugees in West Africa

For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.

17 Oct 2022

Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

Violence erupts in DR Congo's west as nearly 30,000 flee clashes

11 Oct 2022

Farming together fosters ties between Burundian refugees and their Congolese hosts

After finding sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundian refugees are sharing their knowledge of farming with locals.

5 Oct 2022

Nearly 1 million people have fled five years of northern Mozambique violence

4 Oct 2022