Among the thousands of Syrian refugees who were forced by the conflict to flee their country to Iraq a year ago is a former grocery store owner, Shareef.
In Iraq, Shareef has opened a bakery which has become a successful business.
Lebanon has the right to ask the international community to share the burden of helping Syrian refugees who have fled the ongoing conflict in their country.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is conducting a massive aid operation to assist some 500,000 Iraqis displaced by conflict in northern Iraq.
The violence and brutality towards women and girls in Iraq has been described as striking by the UN Humanitarian Chief.
Valerie Amos made the comment during a visit to the Khanke internally displaced persons camp in Dohuk, one of the largest in the country.
The intensity of the ongoing conflict in Darfur in Sudan has reduced in recent months, but the number of people who are fleeing their homes has increased.
That’s according to the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
The World Food Programme (WFP) has started its first operation to provide food for the most vulnerable people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
The number of refugees from Syria's intensifying crisis has passed three million amid reports of horrifying conditions inside the country, according to the UN refugee agency.
A new camp for displaced people is taking shape in the village of Khanke in Iraq's Kurdistan region, with the help of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners.
In a country coming out of conflict, a solution to address root causes cannot be imposed from abroad, according to the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in South Sudan.
More than one million people in Somalia face acute food insecurity, according to the latest findings of an assessment of the situation in the Horn of Africa country.