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

For refugee with visual impairment, inclusion brings goals into focus

Magartu studies alongside students without disabilities for the first time since she fled from Ethiopia – and she is now among the top in her class.

3 Dec 2021

More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

26 Oct 2021

Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada

Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.

24 Jul 2021

Joint statement by the Government of Kenya and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps Roadmap

29 Apr 2021

The Kenyan powerhouse improving women's lives in Australia

Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia's 2021 'Local Hero' for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.

8 Mar 2021

WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa

2 Mar 2021

UNHCR applauds Kenya's decision to resolve the statelessness of the Shona and other communities

14 Dec 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