More than a thousand people – a mix of Malian refugees, displaced nationals and local host communities – are on the run following a brutal attack in Niger.
UNHCR strongly condemns the targeted killing of two Malian refugee leaders and a local host community leader in an attack in Niger.
As Latin America emerges as the new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNHCR warns of worsening conditions for displaced Venezuelans.
As chilly winter weather steals over South America, vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants brace for added hardship.
UNHCR, IOM, urge European states to disembark rescued migrants and refugees on board the Captain Morgan vessels
UNHCR and IOM are calling on Malta and other European States to speed efforts to bring some 160 rescued refugees and migrants who remain at sea.
UNHCR steps up activities, despite COVID-19, to assist Niger as new influx of women and children refugees in April takes total figure to over 60,000.
Trained medics and refugee doctors working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
Mini refugee ‘factory’ in Niger produces soap, liquid handwash, bleach and water containers for free distribution during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hounded by gangs, the family from Honduras was among thousands of internally displaced people on the run within this small Central American nation.
UNHCR steps up emergency assistance in Libya as continued conflict and COVID-19 create more hardship
Amidst deteriorating security conditions, as well as restrictions on movement due to COVID19, UNHCR has provided emergency assistance to refugees in Libya.