Drought brings life-threatening food shortages for refugees in Ethiopia
Five failed rainy seasons, rising prices, and a funding shortfall are pushing refugees in the Horn of Africa to the brink.
31 Mar 2023
100,000 new Somali refugees arrive in Ethiopia in the past month, UN and partners are calling for urgent funding
Joint Press Release
22 Mar 2023
UNHCR teams and partners rush assistance to some 100,000 newly arrived Somali refugees in hard-to-reach area of Ethiopia
7 Mar 2023
As the Horn of Africa drought enters a sixth failed rainy season, UNHCR calls for urgent assistance
28 Feb 2023
Kenya's Dadaab camp swells with Somalis fleeing drought, conflict
Failed rains and lingering conflict have driven over 110,000 Somalis across the border in the last two years into Kenyan camps already struggling to cope with drought.
28 Feb 2023
Tens of thousands arrive in Ethiopia, fleeing recent clashes in Somalia
17 Feb 2023
Somalis flee drought and conflict to Kenya's Dadaab camps
Some 45,000 Somalis have arrived to Dadaab in 2022 and more are expected to arrive in the coming months, but resources to receive them are stretched.
13 Dec 2022
UNHCR's Grandi sounds alarm as drought grips Horn of Africa
25 Oct 2022
Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought deepens
A devastating drought has displaced 1 million Somalis since January 2021, and more people are expected to flee as communities face the prospect of famine.
29 Sep 2022