Dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis is the responsibility of the international community and everyone should “step up” to do their fair share, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said.
Increasing the number of places that Syrian refugees can call home is among the aims of an international conference in Geneva on Wednesday.
The humanitarian situation in the besieged Yemeni city of Taizz has been described as “serious” by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
One year in to the conflict in Yemen, the humanitarian situation is extremely dire and in some areas “near to catastrophic” according to the UN’s humanitarian coordinator in the country.
Syria’s war has reached another “grim milestone,” as the country marks five years of war, according to the UN refugee agency UNHCR.
“Step it up” for a gender-equal world, urges UN Women chief
Refugees from Syria and other areas of conflict need better access to legal systems to move forward with their lives, according to an activist from Jordan.
A build-up of migrants and refugees on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia could turn into a humanitarian crisis, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is warning.
Hundreds and thousands of school age South Sudanese children living as refugees in Ethiopia are being given a chance to get an education.