UNHCR

Influx sparks warning on Greek refugee centres

Conditions for Syrian and Iraqi refugees are deteriorating on the Greek islands where there’s been a surge in arrivals in recent weeks.

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News in brief 5 September 2017 - Geneva (AM)

More than 5,000 civilians killed in Yemen as UN’s Zeid renews call for international probe

The humanitarian crisis is the worst in the world in Yemen where there’s little hope of a negotiated end to hostilities soon.

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News in brief 29 August 2017 (AM) - Geneva

Myanmar urged to open borders for all fleeing Rakhine violence

Access to communities in need of help in Myanmar’s Rakhine state remains “severely restricted” amid what the UN has called a “dramatic worsening” of the security situation there.

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Podcast: South Sudan refugee influx threatens Uganda's "open door"

South Sudan has known no respite since fighting broke out last July, following the collapse of a peace deal between the government and opposition forces.

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News in Brief 24 August 2017 (AM)

Europe: Refugee and migrant arrivals drop but dangers persist, says UNHCR

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Migration, human trafficking major challenges in Libya: UN official

It is important to look at migration in Libya “not just as an internal problem, but as a regional issue.”

That’s according to Maria do Valle Ribeiro, deputy head of the UN mission in the country, UNSMIL.

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UN Daily News Programme 17 August 2017

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Dianne Penn and Jocelyne Sambira.

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South Sudan refugees in Uganda pass one million mark: UNHCR

The number of people from South Sudan seeking refuge in Uganda has reached one million, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned.

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News in Brief 04 August 2017 (AM)

IOM data shows rise in migrants deaths at US-Mexico border

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News in Brief 03 August 2017 (AM)

Syria Commission of Inquiry calls for justice for Yazidis

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