Refugees in Cameroon help build 'Great Green Wall' to combat desertification

Refugees and host communities in northern Cameroon have planted 360,000 seedlings, transforming the environment in and around Minawao refugee camp.

22 Sep 2021

Climate change fuels clashes in Cameroon that force thousands to flee

Dwindling water supplies are at the root of fighting between herders and fishermen that have driven thousands to flee both within Cameroon and into Chad.

9 Sep 2021

Hawa Hassan and Mindy Kaling team up to make a Somali pasta dish on BuzzFeed Tasty

Somali home-cook Hawa Hassan guides actor, producer and UNHCR supporter, Mindy Kaling, through how to make Suugo Suqaar, a spicy Somali pasta dish.

8 Sep 2021

'All over the province, people want to buy our rice'

A group of refugee women are growing rice on a large scale, becoming the largest rice producers in Angola's Lunda Norte province.

27 Aug 2021

Grandi calls for peace in Ethiopia, stresses 'there is no military solution'

High Commissioner for Refugees visits eastern Sudan to bring focus to the situation of nearly 48,000 Ethiopians who have fled Tigray.

25 Aug 2021

'Climate action should be a major focus of emergency preparedness'

UNHCR has more than 17,800 staff working around the world. This World Humanitarian Day, meet Ehsanul Hoque, who works with the environment unit in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

19 Aug 2021

Displaced Somalis and refugees struggle to recover as climate change brings new threats

Communities across Somalia are facing disaster upon disaster with little time or resources to recover in between.

17 Aug 2021

UNHCR regains access to Tigray refugee camps, calls for emergency funds to scale up assistance

10 Aug 2021

Irish Somali woman steps up campaign against female genital mutilation

Ifrah Ahmed's fight against FGM has taken on a new urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Aug 2021