UNHCR is concerned at reports of mounting civilian casualties and growing displacement triggered by the latest escalation of clashes in western Myanmar.
In Yemen, protracted conflict has displaced thousands from their homes in recent weeks and prolonged displacement is exacerbating the hardship and risks faced by Yemeni families
Traditionally, Venezuela has been a generous host to thousands of refugees. But with escalating economic instability, violence and a lack of access to food, medicine and jobs, Venezuelan families themselves have been forced to flee their country.
It can be hard to imagine a crisis involving more than four million people as invisible — but to UNHCR staffer Olga Sarrado Mur, the Venezuela situation often feels that way.
With more than 70.8 million people forcibly displaced by dozens of crises, it can be difficult to know about all of them. Here, we highlight refugee situations that are under-reported.
As the crisis in Syria enters its ninth year, an estimated 13.5 million need humanitarian assistance — including 6.6 million people who are internally displaced.
Behind the numbers are the stories of Syrians whose lives have been affected. Here is a glimpse of the faces behind the numbers and their stories.
Cyclone Idai survivors in Mozambique are still trying to rebuild their lives. More assistance is needed to help them recover
Her family’s dire financial straits have led to 11-year-old Syrian, Naamat, taking on many of the household duties, but her resilient spirit has enabled her to excel at school.
Nearly two years after Nicaragua was plunged into a serious political and social crisis, more than 100,000 people have fled, seeking asylum abroad.