UNHCR: World leaders must act to reverse the trend of soaring displacement

18 Jun 2021

Forced displacement hit new high in 2020 despite fewer routes to safety

The number of people forced to flee their homes reached a new peak last year, as COVID-19 failed to prevent conflict but made it to harder to find refuge.

18 Jun 2021

Refugees and locals in Mauritania exchange strategies for adapting to climate change

Malian refugees living in Mauritania are applying and sharing techniques from back home to grow food and protect the environment.

17 Jun 2021

Joint press release: International community mobilizes to find solutions to the forced displacement that affects Central America and Mexico

Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society made new commitments to humanitarian and development support, with contributions for US$110 million.

10 Jun 2021

Solar cooperatives give refugees and locals in Ethiopia clean energy and livelihoods

Refugees and locals are coming together to provide affordable, green energy to their communities in Ethiopia's Somali region.

3 Jun 2021

Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts

31 May 2021

UNHCR rushing to help displaced after volcano eruption in DR Congo

25 May 2021

As rainy season approaches, displaced Nigeriens receive emergency shelters

Forced to flee armed attacks in Niger's southwestern region, thousands brace themselves for torrential rains, which often result in flooding.

20 May 2021

Extreme weather leaves Ethiopian refugees vulnerable in eastern Sudan

As the rains begin in Sudan, UNHCR and partners race to shield refugees from the risk of flooding.

14 May 2021