UNHCR

UN agency dispatches aid to assist Ghanaians fleeing violent clashes

The United Nations refugee agency is rushing aid to about 3,500 Ghanaians who have fled into neighbouring Togo after their homes and belongings were destroyed in an ongoing land dispute between two villages in the northeast of the country.

In Ethiopia, refugees and their hosts benefit from UN water and electricity project

In a bid to improve the lives of thousands of Somali refugees and the community hosting them in eastern Ethiopia, the United Nations refugee agency has completed an innovative project to make water and electricity available to residents of the semi-arid region prone to drought.