Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought

28 Jun 2022

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

Pain, anguish and a search for answers as an explosion kills four refugee boys in Maban County, where decades of conflict have left a cache of unexploded ordnance.

9 Jun 2022

UNHCR: Ukraine, other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for first time

Figure must 'serve as a wake-up call' for more action to promote peace and address all causes of forced displacement, says UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

23 May 2022

UNHCR's Grandi meets Cameroonians displaced by conflict over scarce resources

After water scarcity driven by climate change sparked deadly clashes in Cameroon's Far North, UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for reconciliation and more help for those affected.

1 May 2022

UNHCR, States vow to step up support for solutions for those displaced by Central African crises

28 Apr 2022

News comment: UNHCR's Grandi fears UK legislation will dramatically weaken refugee protection

27 Apr 2022

Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa

WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release

13 Apr 2022

Mixed emotions for family partially reunited after fleeing Tigray conflict

A bittersweet reunion for an Ethiopian mother and her daughter after months of separation

12 Apr 2022