Displaced Afghan families return to destruction and hunger in Helmand

Economic collapse and drought mean that tens of thousands of displaced Afghans who have returned home are facing severe hunger this winter.

10 Jan 2022

Refugee family found safety and stability in Mexico. Next step: citizenship

UNHCR Mexico is ushering in a multi-year planning model aimed at ensuring the continuity of programmes that help refugees from the moment they apply for asylum to their full integration.

6 Jan 2022

Amid rising needs, partners seek US$1.79bn for Venezuelan refugees and migrants

Joint UNHCR/IOM Press release

9 Dec 2021

UNHCR urges more effective action against gender-based violence in the north of Central America

6 Dec 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for a regional mechanism to deal with unprecedented displacement in Mexico and Central America

2 Dec 2021

Refugees fight fires to preserve Mauritania's environment

Malian refugees and local Mauritanians are fighting wildfires as part of wider efforts to stem the impacts of climate change on an increasingly fragile environment.

30 Nov 2021

Refugees count their losses as floods destroy camp in Sudan

Months after opening, Alganaa refugee camp in Sudan's White Nile State has been submerged by flood waters, leaving 35,000 South Sudanese refugees in need of urgent assistance.

23 Nov 2021

UNHCR: World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless people

12 Nov 2021

UNHCR: Conflict, violence, climate change drove displacement higher in first half of 2021

11 Nov 2021