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  1. Somalia rising from the ashes

    ... hosts about 420,000 Somali refugees, mostly at the Dadaab refugee settlement, located in the northeast of Kenya and one of the world’s largest refugee camps of its kind. A further 250,000 Somalis are refugees in Ethiopia ... - 25 Apr 2016

  2. Security Council condemns Côte d'Ivoire deadly terrorist attack

    ... law, including international human rights law, international refugee law and international humanitarian law – threats to international ... - 30 Mar 2016

  3. UNHCR calls on Nigeria to heed wishes of internally displaced

    ... state hardest hit by the Boko Haram insurgency. The UN Refugee Agency has long been unable to visit the Dikwa site for security ... Protection, arrived in Nigeria last Thursday to review the refugee agency's emergency operations in the north-east, where UNHCR helps tens ... - 30 Mar 2016

  4. Books not bombs for Sudan refugees

    ... explained John Dabi, deputy chairman of the Commission for Refugee Affairs. But the response from refugees in Yida has not been ... protection reasons,” said Rocco Nuri, spokesman for the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. See: The Nuba: Prisoners of Geography in South ... - 22 Feb 2016

  5. Fighting in eastern DRC forces thousands to flee

    ... have sought shelter in sites for the displaced run by the UN Refugee Agency or the International Organization for Migration, IOM. On top of ... - 8 Feb 2016

  6. ‘Waves of violence’ by rebels in eastern DR Congo forces thousands to flee – UN

    ... and putting thousands of civilians on the run, the UN refugee agency reported today. “In the latest major forced mass movement, ... armed forces in the north of the province. The UN refugee agency is now providing support by running 31 displacement sites, ... - 1 Feb 2016

  7. African migrants reportedly forcibly recruited into Yemen war

    ... to fight for militias in Yemen; that's according to the UN Refugee Agency ( UNHCR ). Some 92,000 people, most of them Ethiopians and ... - 28 Jan 2016

  8. The refugee camp that became a city

    ... she hoped her stay across the border in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp would be short-lived. Twenty-five years on, her granddaughter, ... them basic rights and freedoms. See: Alternatives to refugee camps: Can policy become practice? A study in self-reliance ... - 25 Jan 2016

  9. Thousands newly displaced by Boko Haram in Niger

    ... UNHCR A makeshift refugee shelter beside the highway east of Diffa, Niger. Photo: UNHCR/B.Bamba GENEVA, Jan 19 (UNHCR) – The UN Refugee Agency and its partners are struggling to help an estimated 100,000 ... - 22 Jan 2016

  10. Nelson Mandela Prize winners feted

    ... After fleeing apartheid Namibia, Dr. Ndume grew up in refugee camps in Zambia and Angola. She dreamed of a career in the fashion ... Organization, Namibia’s liberation movement] in our refugee camp said, ‘No way! We don’t need fashion designers in an ... - 19 Jan 2016