UNHCR

50,000 civilians at risk of becoming “human shields” in Fallujah battle

Around 50,000 civilians trapped inside the Iraqi city of Fallujah, risk being turned into “human shields” by the terrorist group Daesh, according to the UN Humanitarian C

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“Huge” long-term problem for refugee children not in school

Refugee children and their families face “huge” long-term problems if they are not able to attend school, according to the UN Cultural Fund, UNESCO.

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Surge in people fleeing conflict in South Kordofan state in Sudan

The number of people fleeing fighting between government forces and rebels in the Sudanese state of South Kordofan continues to rise, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has reported.

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UN and Africa: focus on reconciliation in South Sudan, migrants in Angola and refugee camps in Kenya

Traditional Leaders urged to promote peace and reconciliation in South Sudan

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250 million people on the move globally

War, human rights violations, underdevelopment, climate change and natural disasters are leading more people to leave their homes than at any time since reliable records began.

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Alarm at Kenya proposal to close refugee camps

The announcement by the Kenyan government that it’s to close refugee camps is profoundly concerning and needs to be reconsidered, the UN said Monday.

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