UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is working with local authorities and partners to immediately assist some 80,000 people affected by heavy floods in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Said is among 90 Yemeni recyclers, displaced by conflict, whose earnings have doubled after receiving new tricycles from UNHCR.
West and Central Africa: UNHCR steps up efforts as combined challenges of conflict and coronavirus threaten millions of people
UNHCR has stepped up efforts across West and Central Africa to protect millions of vulnerable people who are facing a renewed risk from the combined effects of conflict and the coronavirus pandemic.
UNHCR has warned more lives are at a risk in Burkina Faso’s Centre Nord and Sahel regions where hundreds of thousands of displaced people
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today expressed alarm over growing insecurity in Burkina Faso, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been driven from their homes and now face the added uncertainty brought by the arrival of the new coronavirus.
UNHCR remains extremely alarmed at growing insecurity in Burkina Faso, which is driving thousands of people out of their homes every day.
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.
Followed by the renewed fighting in 2015, Yemen has spiralled into what the UN has called “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.”