Stories

Forum seeks solutions for Africa's 36 million displaced

First-of-its-kind forum brings together business leaders, refugee change makers and the public sector in Rwanda to find solutions to forced displacement in Africa

3 Dec 2021

For refugee with visual impairment, inclusion brings goals into focus

Magartu studies alongside students without disabilities for the first time since she fled from Ethiopia – and she is now among the top in her class.

3 Dec 2021

Bandit attacks drive Nigerian villagers to flee to Niger

Killings, kidnapping and looting have driven 11,500 Nigerians to seek safety in Niger's Tahoua region in November.

3 Dec 2021

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

Relief for asylum seekers offered a new life outside Libya

Survivors of violence among 93 vulnerable individuals on board first evacuation flight to Italy for two years as part of new emergency mechanism.

25 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

Football star Mo Salah drops in on an Egyptian school

Salah, an Ambassador for Instant Network Schools, pays surprise virtual visit to classroom at a school in his native Egypt.

19 Nov 2021

His Royal Highness Prince Charles visits refugees in Jordan

The Prince of Wales met refugees and community volunteers in Amman, where he learnt about the support UNHCR and partners provide.

18 Nov 2021