UNHCR remains alarmed at an ongoing surge in violent attacks on local populations in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Conflict and heavy floods force tens of thousands of people to flee their homes in Somalia, amidst COVID-19 threat
Heavy flooding, conflict, a crippled economy, impending desert locust swarms and the exponential spread of COVID-19 are threatening the safety and welfare of Somalia’s 2.6 million IDPs
UNHCR condemns violence against Malian refugees, reportedly by the country’s security forces on May 2, housed in the Mentao refugee camp in Burkina Faso
UNHCR warns of looming humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, amidst ongoing fighting and coronavirus threat
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today of the potentially devastating impact of a COVID-19 outbreak in South Sudan.
UNHCR is calling for greater support for a new wave of people forced to flee for their lives as a result of renewed conflict in West Africa’s Sahel and Lake Chad region.
UNHCR is calling for greater protection for people caught up in violence resulting from an upsurge in military action against armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel and Lake Chad regions.
UNHCR is warning that the latest rounds of violence in eastern parts of the DRC displacing thousands of people could unleash terrible consequences for the country as it grapples to initiate a new fight against the deadly 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.