Stories

Yemen's 'marginalized ones' endure hunger, displacement

Conflict and displacement have compounded centuries of discrimination against Yemen's Muhamasheen minority, denying access to jobs, documentation and humanitarian aid.

4 Feb 2021

Keeping displaced families safe amid surge in Niger violence

As increasing numbers are forced from their homes by armed groups in Niger's volatile western border region, UNHCR mobilizes network of local protection monitors.

3 Feb 2021

Data reveals impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods and futures

Poor and vulnerable communities across the world, including the forcibly displaced, struggle with the pandemic's far-reaching consequences.

2 Feb 2021

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021

A shell blast, and an asylum seeker's life changed forever

After sustaining life-changing injuries during clashes in Libya, Sudanese asylum seeker Mohamed is adapting to disability with support from UNHCR and its partner.

27 Jan 2021

Climate change and conflict pursue displaced Burkinabes

In Burkina Faso, the displaced struggle to find a refuge from violence and the effects of global heating.

25 Jan 2021

Sahel internal displacement tops 2 million as violence surges

Grim milestone reached in world's fastest-growing displacement crisis as fighting uproots 11,400 within Burkina Faso.

22 Jan 2021

Assistance slowly returns to refugee camps in southern Tigray

UNHCR regains access to Adi Harush and Mai Aini camps while two other camps for Eritrean refugees remain cut off by the ongoing insecurity.

21 Jan 2021

'All I want is a doctor for my brother and a school for me'

More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.

20 Jan 2021