Thousands of people continue to flee to Cameroon to escape attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in north-east Nigeria.
Dwindling water supplies are at the root of fighting between herders and fishermen that have driven thousands to flee both within Cameroon and into Chad.
Refugees and host communities in northern Cameroon have planted 360,000 seedlings, transforming the environment in and around Minawao refugee camp.
Almost 9,000 people have fled to Cameroon in the past 10 days to escape violence in the Central African Republic.
Reports say anti-Balaka militiamen are blocking and attacking civilians trying to flee violence in the Central African Republic.
After arriving from Central African Republic, entire families are malnourished, the young less able to survive the long periods of deprivation and hardship.
With violence now spilling over into Niger, Cameroon, and Chad, UNHCR requests immediate access to the area to provide emergency assistance to refugees.
Thousands of men, women and children have fled Nigeria for neighboring Chad, Niger and Cameroon following violent attacks by Boko Haram.
Adama Hamadou cares for orphaned refugee children in Gado-Badzere, the largest settlement of refugees in Cameroon from the Central African Republic.
You can provide an emergency rescue kit to a thirsty, hungry and cold refugee. Simple items — a towel, thermal blanket, bottled water, an energy bar, dry clothing and shoes — are comforting lifelines during a time of great need.
Help refugees rebuild their lives. You can provide families with seeds and gardening tools, which they can use to grow food both to feed themselves and generate income for other basic necessities.
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UNHCR is increasingly alarmed at the humanitarian impact of continuing violence in north-eastern Nigeria and stresses the importance of protecting civilians.
Ongoing violence between armed groups has forced hundreds of thousands of families to flee the Central African Republic (CAR) since 2013.
Personal Trainer and fitness expert Andre Belibi takes on the incredible challenge of running 2,800 miles across the U.S. to raise funds and awareness for refugee children's education.
UNHCR needs $331 million to help almost half-a-million Central African Republic refugees struggling to survive in neighbouring countries.
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.
Continuing violence and insecurity in Central African Republic has pushed the number of internally displaced people past 935,000, hampering humanitarian aid efforts.
The UN refugee agency on Friday said it was deeply concerned at the recent wave of attacks on civilians in north-east Nigeria.
A fresh wave of violence has swept Bangui over the past week, forcing some 16,000 people to flee to safety within Central African Republic.
As a part of UNHCR's participation in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign, 13 refugee women from around the world scaled the summit of Mount Toubkal.
UNHCR is calling on donors for $99 million to help the hundreds of thousands displaced by the worsening humanitarian crises in South Sudan and the Central African Republic.
UNHCR calls for stepped up security to protect more than 15,000 people in 18 locations surrounded by armed groups across the Central African Republic.
UNHCR concerned at reported lawlessness in Central Africa Republic as the number of people displaced continues to grow.
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