Displaced Afghan families return to destruction and hunger in Helmand

Economic collapse and drought mean that tens of thousands of displaced Afghans who have returned home are facing severe hunger this winter.

10 Jan 2022

Thousands of DR Congo refugees in Zambia opt to head home

21 Dec 2021

Displaced families in Kabul caught in downward spiral

Months after fleeing to Afghanistan's capital, aid is the only lifeline for many displaced families trying to survive a winter of soaring unemployment and food costs.

16 Dec 2021

Congolese refugees torn between returning home or remaining in exile

While sporadic fighting continues in parts of eastern DR Congo, thousands who fled to Uganda have chosen to return. Others, uncertain about the future, have opted to stay.

9 Dec 2021

UNHCR appalled by killings of dozens of displaced people by armed groups in eastern DRC

30 Nov 2021

Social workers rally support for displaced people in northern Ethiopia

A network of over 100 Ethiopians displaced by the conflict in the north of the country is supporting others to recover from trauma and access basic services.

17 Nov 2021

Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges

Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.

27 Oct 2021

UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

26 Oct 2021

UNHCR's Grandi urges increase in the scope of humanitarian assistance in Syria, including to people returning from displacement

18 Oct 2021