Displaced people join efforts to adapt to climate change in Mozambique

With UNHCR's help, refugees and internally displaced people hit by cyclones are building new homes that can withstand the impacts of climate change.

10 Nov 2022

Displaced women in South Sudan work to hold back floodwaters

Armed only with buckets and determination, hundreds of displaced women worked to clear the road which is a lifeline between their camp and the city of Bentiu.

21 Oct 2022

Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Violence erupts in DR Congo's west as nearly 30,000 flee clashes

11 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022

Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought deepens

A devastating drought has displaced 1 million Somalis since January 2021, and more people are expected to flee as communities face the prospect of famine.

29 Sep 2022

UN Refugee Agency issues new legal guidance on protection of Somali refugees

20 Sep 2022