UNHCR has sent extra teams to the border between Peru and Ecuador to provide support due to unprecedented number of Venezuelans entering Peru.
Ahead of World Environment Day tomorrow, UNHCR is calling for urgent additional support to help people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia.
Recent spike in violence in north-western parts of Nigeria has forced an estimated 20,000 people to seek safety and security in Niger since April.
Given Venezuela’s worsening political, economic, human rights and humanitarian situation, UNHCR now considers those fleeing in need of refugee protection.
UNHCR is deeply saddened at reports of deaths and injuries of civilians, including refugees, when strikes hit Sana’a City, Yemen, on Thursday.
A new photo exhibit showcasing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) refugees in Canada is helping to cast a light on people often marginalized and compelled to live in the shadows.
UNHCR is calling for refugees and migrants in detention centres in conflict areas in Tripoli to be immediately evacuated to safety.
As attacks in Congo’s North Kivu continue to terrorize the population, UNHCR is extremely worried about the safety of civilians.
In Mozambique, UNHCR, the national government and other partners have begun relocating families displaced by Cyclone Idai closer to their places of origin.
Since the government suppressed street protests last April, thousands of Nicarauguans have sought safety in neighbouring Costa Rica.