COVID crisis offers lesson on climate response for refugees

Global response to the COVID-19 pandemic offers insights on how to mitigate the impact of climate change on displaced populations, says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs.

2 Dec 2020

Twin scourges COVID-19 and climate change threaten world's displaced and stateless

2 Dec 2020

How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement

Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.

2 Dec 2020

Humanitarian access urgently needed to reach civilians, Eritrean refugees in Tigray

1 Dec 2020

'Climate change is the defining crisis of our time and it particularly impacts the displaced'

UNHCR's Special Advisor on Climate Action, Andrew Harper, outlines how global warming is driving displacement, and why decisive action is vital now.

30 Nov 2020

UNHCR chief calls for support for Sudan as it hosts Ethiopia refugees

Filippo Grandi also launches an appeal for nearly US$150 million to help the government of Sudan look after the refugees.

29 Nov 2020

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Sudan as new refugee arrivals cross 43,000

27 Nov 2020

As refugee numbers surge, Ethiopians seek word of loved ones

Over 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the Tigray crisis into eastern Sudan, with no sign of a let-up in new arrivals. Many anxiously hope to be reunited with their families.

26 Nov 2020

Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns

Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Nov 2020