UNHCR scales up response as thousands flee attacks in northern Mozambique

6 Apr 2021

News Comment: Six refugees among 137 killed in Niger's recent attack

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

1 Apr 2021

News comment: UNHCR calls on Myanmar's neighbours to protect people fleeing violence

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

31 Mar 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Uprooted in their own land: the internal displacement crisis

With 45.9 million people displaced inside their own countries, a new data visualization reveals the scale of the issue, the latest trends and prospects for lasting solutions.

23 Mar 2021

Colombian coroner gives Venezuelans dignified burials

When Venezuelan refugees and migrants cannot afford a decent burial, Sonia Bermúdez ensures they have a final resting place.

17 Mar 2021

Displaced choir leader founds refugee orchestra in Chile

Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.

9 Mar 2021

Fleeing bandit attacks, Nigerian villagers seek safety in Niger

Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger's Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.

2 Mar 2021

UNHCR seeks US$164 million for displaced Central Africans

26 Feb 2021