Stories

Ukraine crisis creates new trafficking risks

As millions of refugees flee Ukraine, aid agencies are raising the alarm about the risks of sexual exploitation and abuse and human trafficking.

13 Apr 2022

Urgent help needed in Malawi to rebuild lives wrecked by Tropical Storm Ana

More than 190,000 people who lost or fled their homes during the January storm remain displaced inside the country, living in sites that often lack basic necessities.

13 Apr 2022

Mixed emotions for family partially reunited after fleeing Tigray conflict

A bittersweet reunion for an Ethiopian mother and her daughter after months of separation

12 Apr 2022

Ukrainian volunteer rallies village to welcome displaced families

As families fled west to escape fighting, Rymma Mytrak came up with a plan and with help from her neighbours opened a shelter for 80 people within days.

7 Apr 2022

Mental health issues can be both the driver and result of displacement

While medicine shortages have forced some people with mental health issues to flee Venezuela, the stresses of journeys to safety throughout the Americas have pushed others into depression.

6 Apr 2022

Brick by brick: Students' policy ideas to help refugees make their way to the real UN

4 Apr 2022

Cash offers a lifeline to refugees from Ukraine arriving in Poland

Cash assistance is allowing refugees from Ukraine to make their own decisions about what they need most after arriving in Poland and other countries in the region.

1 Apr 2022

On Oscars night, Hollywood stars show solidarity #WithRefugees

With themes of displacement and loss featuring in many of the nominated films, celebrities at the ceremony and online shone a light on refugee crises in Ukraine and beyond.

1 Apr 2022

Refugees and migrants brave jungle wilderness in search of safety

The dense jungle of the Darien Gap is increasingly becoming a site of transit for Venezuelans, Haitians and other people forced to flee.

29 Mar 2022