Refugees fight fires to preserve Mauritania's environment

Malian refugees and local Mauritanians are fighting wildfires as part of wider efforts to stem the impacts of climate change on an increasingly fragile environment.

30 Nov 2021

Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Refugees count their losses as floods destroy camp in Sudan

Months after opening, Alganaa refugee camp in Sudan's White Nile State has been submerged by flood waters, leaving 35,000 South Sudanese refugees in need of urgent assistance.

23 Nov 2021

UNHCR: World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless people

12 Nov 2021

UNHCR: Conflict, violence, climate change drove displacement higher in first half of 2021

11 Nov 2021

Dwindling rains in northern Cameroon spark conflict and displacement

The worst intercommunal fighting ever seen in Cameroon's Far North Region was triggered by attempts to adapt to climate change.

10 Nov 2021

In Honduras, climate change is one more factor sparking displacement

With hurricanes and other extreme weather events becoming ever more powerful and frequent, increasing numbers of people in gang-wracked Honduras are having to flee their homes.

9 Nov 2021

Climate change is an emergency for everyone, everywhere

A devastating convergence of conflict and climate change is driving displacement and making life even more precarious for those forced to flee.

9 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021