Stories

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

Better access to water improves lives for refugees and their hosts in Zimbabwe camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have improved water supply at Tongogara camp, in a project funded by the African Development Bank.

22 Mar 2021

Fear and loss stalk Mozambicans fleeing insurgent violence

Some 670,000 people forced from their homes in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province in a crisis that has failed to hold the world's attention.

22 Mar 2021

Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis benefit from inclusive COVID-19 response

Healthcare facilities in Cox's Bazar have been treating both Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi COVID patients. Now, a national vaccination campaign will take the same inclusive approach.

18 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

Inside Syria, millions face destitution after a decade of pain

Compounding crises increase misery for Syrian families trying to pick up the pieces after ten years of conflict, including 6.7 million people still displaced inside the country.

15 Mar 2021

A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival

As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.

12 Mar 2021

First refugees receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Rwanda

Over 400 health service workers and residents of Gashora transit centre get their first jabs, as part of national vaccine plan that covers all refugees and asylum-seekers.

12 Mar 2021

Violence forces Central African family into exile once more

Less than a year after returning home following a first spell in exile, Paul and his family again sought refuge in DRC following the latest wave of violence in the Central African Republic.

12 Mar 2021