As number refugees crossing into Kurdistan Region of Iraq from Syria reaches some 10,000, one new arrival tells of crowded route to border and her fears of coming winter.
Amid rising xenophobic attacks in South Africa, UNHCR ramps up aid for refugees, calls for urgent action
UNHCR is deeply concerned about recurring violence against foreign nationals, including refugees and asylum-seekers, in South Africa.
UNHCR is concerned about thousands who have fled brutal attacks in the Ituri province of the DRC, where humanitarian access remains extremely limited.
In light of the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation in Mali, UNHCR is urging States to provide protection to people fleeing conflict-affected areas.
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.