The toll in injuries and lives from the attacks at the Tajoura Detention Centre speaks to UNHCR and IOM’s deep concerns over the safety of people in detention centres.
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.
UNHCR is deeply saddened at reports of deaths and injuries of civilians, including refugees, when strikes hit Sana’a City, Yemen, on Thursday.
As attacks in Congo’s North Kivu continue to terrorize the population, UNHCR is extremely worried about the safety of civilians.
Violence in the North of Central America region, which includes the countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, has reached a crisis point.
UNHCR calls for urgent support for more than 35,000 people who fled Boko Haram attacks, and now face acute needs in Cameroon’s remote desert north.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeing a surge in refugee arrivals from South Sudan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
UNHCR concerned about the humanitarian impact of continuing violence in southern Chin State and Rakhine State in Myanmar, and stands ready to offer support
UNHCR is concerned about the impact of continuing violence in Myanmar and the potential for both further internal displacement and the outflow of refugees.
UNHCR is increasingly worried for the safety of civilians trapped in ISIL-held areas of Hajin enclave in Deir ez-Zor governorate in northeast Syria.
A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people to seek safety in Chad’s Lake Chad region.