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.
Finding wellbeing through yoga at a Kenyan refugee camp
A Ugandan refugee is using yoga to promote self-acceptance and mental wellbeing among refugees in Kakuma camp.
UNHCR encouraged by progress towards solutions for forcibly displaced people from Sudan and South Sudan.
Nansen Refugee Award laureate responds to COVID-19 in South Sudan
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award winner, is helping refugees and their hosts in a remote region of South Sudan curb the spread of COVID-19.
UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
Massive floods in Sudan impact thousands of refugees
South Sudanese refugees remain in urgent need of support after heavy rains and floods damage their shelters.
Activist turns adversity into a fresh start for refugee women
Congolese rights activist Sabuni Francoise Chikunda is the regional winner for Africa for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her work with fellow refugees in Uganda.
UNHCR alarmed by refugee killings in Northern Uganda, calls for investigation
South Sudanese teacher sets sights on university for his children
A primary school Vice-Principal has high educational ambitions but knows the odds are stacked against his fellow citizens.