31 October 2014
GENEVA, October 31 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday said it was very concerned about growing insecurity in border areas between Cameroon and Nigeria, where thousands of Nigerian refugees fleeing insurgent attacks have sought refuge in the past weeks.
29 October 2014
QUSHTAPA REFUGEE CAMP, Iraq, October 29 (UNHCR) – Tarifa shepherds her hungry and tired family after they arrive by minibus at this refugee camp in northern Iraq more than two weeks after fleeing their home in the Syrian city of Kobani.
24 October 2014
GENEVA, October 24 (UNHCR) – With the crisis in Ukraine entering its first winter, UNHCR is racing to help some of the most vulnerable displaced people cope with expected harsh winter conditions.
24 October 2014
BAHN REFUGEE CAMP, October 23 (UNHCR) – Once every week or two, a group of almost 20 volunteers parades through eastern Liberia's Bahn Refugee Camp, singing songs and carrying banners. They may look like a song and dance troupe, but they carry a simple message that could save lives.
21 October 2014
Practical solutions to the problems faced by people not recognized as nationals of any state are needed to help 10 million stateless persons worldwide, a national conference on Statelessness heard today in Dublin.
17 October 2014
GENEVA, October 17, (UNHCR) The UN refugee agency reported there has been a sharp increase this year in the number of migrants and asylum-seekers losing their lives in attempts to get to Yemen, mainly from the Horn of Africa, with more deaths at sea in 2014 than in the last three years combined.
16 October 2014
BEIRUT, Lebanon, UNHCR – Thirteen-year-old Mohammad* and Ramadan,* aged 12, face each other in a Beirut youth centre and take turns adding a brightly coloured LEGO brick to the growing tower in front of them.
15 October 2014
At every stage of life, Fahad Al-Enzi* struggled with the discrimination he faced in his country of birth.
“Here in Ireland, I am treated with respect. But in Kuwait, I was like a foreigner in my home. I couldn’t do anything”.
14 October 2014
GENEVA, October 14 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that an estimated 180,000 people have fled from the central Iraq town of Hit following its capture by ISIS and affiliated armed groups at the weekend.
13 October 2014