A cooperative of Somali refugees and Ethiopian host community, supported by the IKEA Foundation, turn invasive weeds into energy
Somalia’s ratification of a key convention to protect internally displaced people in Africa is a landmark achievement for the country.
Monday’s delivery of humanitarian supplies will be the first of many to support Somalia, which has experienced its worst flooding in years.
More than 4,800 Somali refugees have now returned home from Yemen since UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, commenced an Assisted Spontaneous Return programme.
Crop failures, livestock die-offs, and Al-Shabab extortion demands are driving thousands of farmers and pastoralists to abandon their lands and seek refuge.
Ahead of World Environment Day tomorrow, UNHCR is calling for urgent additional support to help people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia.
Former Somali refugee Habso Mohamud grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and has something to say to children around the world: “We are the agents of change.”
Rick Towle, UNHCR’s Deputy Director in New York, reflects on the two tragedies that have struck Christchurch, including its refugee families, in the past decade.
Inspired by former refugee and Olympic champion Mo Farah, Sumali refugee Guled joined a running club in his adopted Cairo and began chasing his dreams.
An unexpected connection brought long-lost relatives and refugees from Somalia, Ali Wasuge and Iqra Ali Gaal, together in Canada