Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought

28 Jun 2022

Côte d'Ivoire welcomes returning families as refugee status set to end

20 Jun 2022

UNHCR's Grandi joins Ivorian refugees on the last leg of their journey home

With peace and stability in Côte D'Ivoire, refugee status for Ivorians is coming to an end. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees joined a group returning home from Liberia.

19 Jun 2022

UNHCR calls for urgent support to assist almost 16,000 newly displaced in Burkina Faso who fled massacre

17 Jun 2022

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

Pain, anguish and a search for answers as an explosion kills four refugee boys in Maban County, where decades of conflict have left a cache of unexploded ordnance.

9 Jun 2022

Refugee-led business provides clean energy to camp residents

A Congolese refugee is providing a lifeline for thousands of refugees and their hosts in Kenya's Kakuma camp through sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

5 Jun 2022

UNHCR deeply concerned by renewed violence displacing thousands in North Kivu, DR Congo

27 May 2022

Dressing to impress gives lift to refugees in South Sudan

Amid ration cuts, more than one million items of clothing donated by retailers Gap Inc. and Hanes bring a welcome boost to refugees and hosts in South Sudan.

11 May 2022