The 2019 Global Trends report has found that the number of worldwide displacement due to war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million in 2018.
Violence in north-eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reported to have displaced more than 300,000 since early June.
UNHCR has sent extra teams to the border between Peru and Ecuador to provide support due to unprecedented number of Venezuelans entering Peru.
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie speaks at a press conference at the Integrated Assistance Centre in Maicao, Colombia, on June 8, 2019.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi delivers a statement marking International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
Hungary’s actions to force two asylum-seeking Afghan families to leave the country is deeply shocking and a flagrant violation of international and EU law.
UNHCR is calling for refugees and migrants in detention centres in conflict areas in Tripoli to be immediately evacuated to safety.
UNHCR is providing life-saving aid to thousands of Libyans who have been forced to flee due to conflict in Tripoli
UNHCR staff witnessed destruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Kenneth. Areas of Pemba city were completely flooded, houses had collapsed and flash floods left mud and trash everywhere
UN humanitarian leaders highlight urgent need to sustain support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
UN officials called on the international community to continue supporting the critical needs of 1.2 million people in Bangladesh, mostly Rohingya refugees