Back to basics cookery show helps refugees in Algeria amid food crisis

In response to ration cuts and rising prices, Sahrawi refugees are watching an unusual cookery show to help them prepare nutritious meals with only a few ingredients.

14 Oct 2022

To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa

29 Jul 2022

Displaced Syrians face bleak Ramadan as economic pain follows COVID-19

Across much of the Middle East and North Africa, Holy Month celebrations are replaced by a struggle for survival amid economic shocks and rising food prices.

14 Apr 2022

Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

Sahrawi refugees in COVID-19 lockdown hit by livestock epidemic

Refugees from Western Sahara in camps in Algeria's Tindouf province lose animals to livestock epidemic, while coronavirus restrictions wipe out other means of income.

1 Sep 2020

Exiled as a child, Sahrawi grandmother still longs for home

After leaving Western Sahara 40 years ago, Mbareka and her small family face a daily struggle to survive in an Algerian desert camp.

14 Jun 2018

Kindergarten becomes Morocco's first refugee cooperative

After Morocco allowed refugees to start cooperatives, a group of Yemeni friends opened a kindergarten for refugee and local children.

7 May 2018

Refugees can be a driver of development in Morocco, says UNHCR

UNHCR's protection chief praises Morocco for its efforts to protect refugees.

26 Oct 2017

UNHCR welcomes admission of Syrians by Morocco

22 Jun 2017