Mosul civilians flee for fear of violence in Mosul

Mosul civilians flee for fear of violence in Mosul

Speaking with families who fled in fear from the Mosul assault, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi stresses the need to protect civilians and prevent further displacement. DEBAGA CAMP 2, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – After fleeing her hometown near Mosul, which came under...
UN refugee chief says protecting Mosul civilians is key

UN refugee chief says protecting Mosul civilians is key

Speaking in Baghdad, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi stresses civilian protection must be part of the military strategy for retaking Iraq’s second city Mosul. BAGHDAD, Iraq – UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said the protection of...
Freed from Boko Haram, Nigerians still need help

Freed from Boko Haram, Nigerians still need help

MONGUNO, Nigeria – Tens of thousands of Nigerians liberated from Boko Haram face a desperate lack of food that has left some children severely malnourished and families struggling to make ends meet, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency warned today. Children are being sent on...
Greater solidarity needed with displaced

Greater solidarity needed with displaced

GENEVA – In an age of soaring global displacement, countries must transcend their national interests and come together to curb large-scale suffering, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the UN Refugee Agency, Filippo Grandi, declared today. In keynote...
UNHCR airlift to Uganda as thousands flee South Sudan

UNHCR airlift to Uganda as thousands flee South Sudan

Thousands of refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations in South Sudan benefit from major aid operation with an airlift into Uganda. KAMPALA, Uganda – Thousands of refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations in South Sudan have begun to benefit...

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