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South Sudan remains Africa’s largest refugee crisis after nearly a decade of conflict
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A South Sudanese woman and her child stand in their plot of land at Pagarinya 2 refugee camp in Uganda.
World Africa Day: Four refugees who are bringing peace and unity to their communities
On World Africa Day, we acknowledge the continent's forcibly displaced individuals in dire need of humanitarian assistance while celebrating the refugee leaders who are empowering one another.Learn More
Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced
UNHCR is calling for concerted international action to end armed conflict in Africa’s Central Sahel region, which has forced more than 2.5 million people to flee their homes in the last decade.Learn More
International community must act with ‘urgency’ to end crisis in Central Sahel
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells conference that COVID-19 adds a new threat to a region already grappling with record numbers forced to flee their homes.Learn More
UNHCR warns of mounting needs in Sahel as forced displacement intensifies
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Boris Cheshirkov – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.Learn More