UNHCR urges greater support as violence continues unabated in Burkina Faso

29 Nov 2022

Displaced people from climate frontlines raise their voices at COP27

At this year's climate summit, displaced people warned that their attempts to adapt to the changing climate are being overwhelmed by repeated extreme weather events.

18 Nov 2022

UN warns of worsening conflict and displacement in Sahel without immediate climate action

16 Nov 2022

Displaced people join efforts to adapt to climate change in Mozambique

With UNHCR's help, refugees and internally displaced people hit by cyclones are building new homes that can withstand the impacts of climate change.

10 Nov 2022

Displaced women in South Sudan work to hold back floodwaters

Armed only with buckets and determination, hundreds of displaced women worked to clear the road which is a lifeline between their camp and the city of Bentiu.

21 Oct 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

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Refugee firefighters honoured for their bravery in protecting Mauritania's environment

For their tenacious efforts to put out bushfires and plant trees, the Mbera Fire Brigade has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Africa.

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022