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  1. Africa most affected by refugee crisis

    ... the efforts of African countries also grappling with refugee emergencies. While European nations seek to limit the “economic” ... number of refugees — currently 80% of the world’s refugee population. Refugees hosted in developing countries put enormous ... - 19 Jan 2017

  2. Africa Watch: Africa’s high hopes for new UN chief

    ... and host communities in Dadaab, one of the world’s largest refugee camps. During this meeting, Mr. Guterres helped broker a ... - 19 Jan 2017

  3. Let’s close gap between humanitarian needs and resources

    ... Now that the summit is over, what has really changed for a refugee in a Syrian camp or somewhere in Europe, or in South Sudan, Mali, Niger ... - 25 Nov 2016

  4. Women grapple with harsh weather

    ... land and of experiencing gender-based violence while in the refugee camps. In the camps, women risk assault when they venture out of the ... and firewood.  Leila Abdulahi, a 25-year-old Somali refugee who arrived in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya after the 2011 drought, ... - 25 Nov 2016

  5. UNHCR provides a safety net for Nigerians at lakeside camp in Chad

    ... community. © UNHCR/Oualid Khelifi Nigerian refugee Hawali Oumar woke up to the sound of gunfire and the sight of his ... Boko Haram in provinces around the lake, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is focusing on protection, shelter and education. This involves ...

    amelia - 25 Nov 2016


    ... has been investigating allegations of sexual exploitation of refugee girls by aid workers and peacekeepers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ... by increasing security and international personnel in refugee camps, deploying more female staff and establishing new reporting ...

    amelia - 18 Nov 2016

  7. African Union: a dream under construction

    ... African leaders. Moreover, if domestic instability leads to refugee flows, rebel incursions and other repercussions for neighbouring ...

    amelia - 14 Oct 2016

  8. Lesotho - H.E. Mr. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, Prime Minister

    ... Korean Peninsula and other parts of Asia, were the biggest refugee problems since the Second World War and were some of the challenges ... - 26 Sep 2016

  9. At UN Assembly, Comoros urges swift implementation of Agenda 2030 to stem refugee flood

    Author:  UN News Centre Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of the Comoros, the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-first session. 23 September 2016 – Comoros President Azali Assoumani... - 23 Sep 2016

  10. Equatorial Guinea - H.E. Mr. Agapito Mba Mokuy, Minister for Foreign Affairs

    ... to live with insecurity, which had led to a serious refugee crisis, he said.  He recalled that a 13-year-old Syrian immigrant had ... - 23 Sep 2016