The Rohingya have been persecuted for decades. Their largest exodus began in August 2017, after armed attacks forced tens of thousands to flee their homes and seek refugee in Bangladesh.
After a decade of conflict, Syria remains the world’s largest refugee crisis. More than 6.6 million Syrians have fled their country and another 6 million have been internally displaced.
Famine and violence are devastating the people of South Sudan, which has become the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis and the largest in Africa.
A full-scale humanitarian crisis has been unfolding in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. More than 46,000 people fled to neighboring Sudan and another 1.7 million have been internally displaced.
Rohingya refugees were forced to flee their homes in the western region of Myanmar to escape horrific violence and persecution — this is one of the largest exodus of refugees witnessed in recent decades. Since the beginning of the crisis, donors have supported UNHCR and its partners’ efforts to deliver critical assistance when vulnerable families needed it the most. Here are some of the ways donors have helped.
Desperate, persecuted families continue to arrive by the thousand in Bangladesh. This footage shows the scope of the Rohingya crisis.
Nearly five years of violence have devastated the people of South Sudan. The crisis continues to be the fastest growing and largest in Africa.
We want refugees to know we stand with them during the coronavirus crisis. Here are five ways you, too, can show solidarity with refugees right now.
Proposed relocation scheme for 160,000 refugees from Greece, Italy and Hungary would go a long way to address the refugee crisis.
Since 2014, more than 3 million Iraqis have been displaced within the country and another 260,000 have been forced to flee to neighboring countries.
Six years of conflict have driven more than 4 million people from their homes and more than 20 million Yemenis are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.
More than 4 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2014 because of political strife, human rights abuses and lack of economic opportunity.
The central Sahel is facing one of the world's fastest growing displacement crises. More than 2.7 million people have been forced to flee and at least 13.4 million need humanitarian assistance.
It's been two years since Rohingya Muslims were forced to flee Myanmar. In recognition of this anniversary, we’re highlighting some of the most important milestones in the Rohingya refugee journey.
After more than forty years of displacement, Afghan refugees constitute one of the largest displaced populations in the world.
With more than 900,000 refugees and asylum-seekers living inside the country, Ethiopia is home to the second largest refugee population in Africa.
UNHCR High Commissioner António Guterres and Special Envoy Angelina Jolie warn about the scale of the crisis in the Mediterranean.
As the world focuses on Syria, South Sudan, Yemen and other flashpoints, a silent crisis is brewing in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards' statement on the worsening refugee crisis in South Sudan
Rohingya refugees were forced to flee their homes in Myanmar to escape horrific violence and persecution — this is one of the largest exodus of refugees witnessed in recent decades.
Gang violence, extortion, persecution, poverty and food insecurity continue to force hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to flee their homes in search of safety.
Nearly 2.3 million South Sudanese have fled to neighboring countries due to violent conflict throughout the country.
607,000 refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, 2017. Whole families, young mothers and unaccompanied children walk for days through jungles and mountains or brave dangerous voyages across the water.
Seven years into the emergency, Syria’s conflict has driven over 5.5 million people into exile across the region and displaced another 6 million inside the country. Here are some of the key moments that have defined the crisis.
We must ensure that refugee communities are included in prevention and protection plans. We must look beyond our country and ensure that we maintain our commitment to refugee communities around the world.