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  1. Refugees turn to Ethiopia for safety and asylum

    ... country his home for the next 23 years.  Today, still a refugee, Tot lives in a camp with his refugee wife and their seven children. He longs for home. “I want to ... - 12 May 2015

  2. UNHCR Chief appeals for more aid to Cameroon

    ... High Commissioner for Refugees listens as Mariam, a Nigerian refugee in Cameroon, describes the attack on her village that forced her to ... than the UNHCR non-emergency standard of 20 liters. But the refugee agency is developing 10 additional boreholes and, together with the ... - 13 Apr 2015

  3. UN, partners seek $2 billion to help millions of people across Africa’s Sahel region

    ... Drought has affected residents of the Mbera refugee camp, Mauritania, in the Sahel region of Africa. Photo: WFP/Justin ... - 26 Feb 2015

  4. Violence in northern Nigeria sparks major new exodus into Niger border region, UN warns

    ... said the WFP had started distributing food in one of the refugee camps that the Government of Niger had agreed to open to accommodate ... - 25 Feb 2015

  5. Africa Watch

    ... project to help displaced Somali women in the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya, helping them to earn a living through agriculture and ... - 26 Jan 2015

  6. Call for calm after violence leaves eight dead at Kenya refugee camps

    ... Mwelu/IRIN Security has been stepped up at refugee camps in Kakuma in north-west Kenya following the death of eight ... Republic of Congo and South Sudan. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), says that disturbances began last Tuesday after reports ... - 6 Nov 2014

  7. UN agency reports growing number of refugees as Nigeria insurgency continues

    ... States has steadily increased significantly, the UN refugee agency warned today. Speaking at a press briefing in Geneva, ... local population hosting them,” he added. The ongoing refugee crisis has seen more than 62,000 people spill over into Niger’s Diffa ... - 24 Oct 2014

  8. UN relief officials issue urgent appeal as food shortages hit 800,000 refugees in Africa

    ... first hot meal in over two months. They arrived in Dosseye refugee camp the previous day after fleeing violence in Central African ... strategies,” such as an increase in school dropouts as refugee children seek work to help provide food for their families; ... - 10 Jul 2014

  9. Renewed Central African Republic fighting displaces thousands of civilians – UN

    ... 45 people dead and scores more wounded, the United Nations refugee agency reported today. Violence in the town, which lies some ... of conflict has also halted many activities at the nearby refugee camp of Pladama Ouaka, situated just 10 kilometres away from Bambari, ... - 9 Jul 2014

  10. ‘War’s Human Cost’: World's population of displaced tops 50 million, UN refugee agency reports

    ... UNHCR/F. Noy (4th) 20 June 2014 – World Refugee Day is being marked by yet another sombre milestone in a year that has ... and hosting capacities of countries on the front lines of refugee crises, says UNHCR. Global forced displacement 1993-2013 ... - 1 Jul 2014