Over the last 30 years, hundreds of thousands of people have fled Somalia because of political instability and a dangerous civil war.
Mahamoud doesn’t let being a refugee stop him from dreaming big
A year after the onset of the Somalia famine, Aden has regained the body weight he lost over the past year and can now walk, eat and sleep.
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.
Inside Somalia, UNHCR has helped more than 16,000 internally displaced people return voluntarily to their homes this year.
Humanitarian crises in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia have forced more than a million of each country’s citizens to flee for their lives.
A former refugee from Somalia, Fatima has dedicated her life to empowering others in her community. In Salt Lake City, she is leading efforts to amplify the voices of refugees and to help them create meaningful bonds with their new American neighbors.
Approximately 20 million people in Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan and Somalia are at immediate risk of famine. But what exactly is famine and how can we stop it?
Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. More than 4 million people have been uprooted from their homes and 20 million are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.
USA for UNHCR is leading a movement to build awareness by supporting resettled refugees in the U.S. and promoting acceptance and understanding. The U.S. has been the global leader in resettling refugees since the 1970s. Learn more about the process, which involves screening by eight federal agencies and takes years.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for urgent support to help displaced people and local host communities affected by the catastrophic drought in the Horn of Africa.
Somali refugees Amina and her family arrive at Bur Amino camp in Ethiopia after a long journey from home.
Learn about the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, who the refugees are, and the reasons for their displacement.
Many Somali refugees have been able to rebuild their lives and thrive in their new homes. Meet five Somali refugees who fled their homes but are working toward a brighter future.
Epimonia’s Humanity-19 campaign is raising funds to protect refugee communities at risk of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease
These are the stories of six refugees who found safety in Ethiopia and rebuilt their lives.
Somali home-cook Hawa Hassan guides actor, producer and UNHCR supporter, Mindy Kaling, through how to make Suugo Suqaar, a spicy Somali pasta dish.
Take a look inside five of the largest refugee camps and see what life is like for the refugees who live there.
To counter the rise of negative rhetoric and to address lies and stereotypes about the refugee experience, Mustafa created a monthly dinner program where refugees can connect with their communities.
UNHCR is preparing to receive as many as 130,000 refugees who could flee by boat to Africa to escape the conflict in Yemen.
Ethiopia is experiencing one of the most severe droughts in the last forty years. The droughts are impacting millions of internally displaced people in the Somali region of Ethiopia.
2011 has been a record year for forced displacement across borders, with more people becoming refugees than at any time since 2000.
Amani Kishonge Ruhimbana is proof that living in a refugee camp does not automatically mean an idle, helpless life.
Mustafa has taken to social media to rally his community to help vulnerable neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). With some help, Mustafa is organizing grocery deliveries for local families.
At just 24 years old, Somali refugee Habso Mohamud is already an accomplished children’s book author, inspiring children to say yes to their dreams.