18 June The United Nations refugee agency today reported that the ongoing crisis in north-eastern Nigeria is continuing to send people fleeing to Niger and now to Cameroon amid the insecurity resulting from confrontations between the army and insurgents.
18 June The United Nations refugee chief today urged greater support for those who have fled the conflict in Syria and for the countries hosting them, as he kicked off a visit to the region in Lebanon, where the pressure on local communities has become “overwhelming.”
17 June Warning that the centrifugal force of the Syria crisis continues to imperil the region, a senior United Nations agency official today said that more than half of the Palestinian refugee camps in Syria have become “theatres of war,” where killings and kidnappings have become the norm.
14 June The United Nations humanitarian relief agency today said it had, for the first time in a year, been able to deliver aid to thousands of displaced persons in Myanmar’s Kachin state.
14 June The United Nations refugee agency today said it has delivered vital aid for 5,000 people displaced in the northern Syria area of Al Raqqa, where the humanitarian situation is reported to be “extremely dire” after being inaccessible for the past three months.
12 June With United Nations-led convoys standing by to deliver urgent relief items, UN humanitarian agencies in Syria today reiterated their calls for immediate access to an estimated 1.2 million people in hard-to-reach areas of rural Damascus and elsewhere throughout the country.
11 June Anti-insurgent operations and general insecurity have uprooted thousands of people in north-eastern Nigeria, with more than 6,000 of them fleeing to neighbouring Niger for safety, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported today.
7 June Up to 140,000 people remain displaced a year after inter-communal violence erupted in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the United Nations refugee agency said today.
7 June Homelessness and the threat of homelessness are two of the most serious conditions affecting refugees and asylum-seekers living in Poland, Bulgaria and Slovakia, according to a report released today by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
7 June The United Nations today launched a $4.4 billion humanitarian appeal – the largest aid request in the Organization's history – to assist the growing number of people suffering the effects of the crisis in Syria, which began two years ago with peaceful demonstrations but has since turned into a bloody conflict.