Yemen humanitarian crisis

Conflict and economic hardship has left displaced families like Hanan’s struggling to survive.

Horn of Africa drought emergency

A catastrophic drought – the worst in 40 years – is currently affecting over 20 million people in the Horn of Africa.

Gallery of the (New) Home

Explore #WhatHomeMeans to refugees, their loved ones and supporters.

Emergency Update: Afghanistan Earthquake

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck is just the latest in a series of emergencies to hit the country, and displaced people are among the most worst-affected.

100 million people forced to flee their homes

Ukraine and other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for the first time.

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Would you like to get involved and fundraise for refugees? We’re ready to support you every step of the way.

Yemen humanitarian crisis

Conflict and economic hardship has left displaced families like Hanan’s struggling to survive.

Horn of Africa drought emergency

A catastrophic drought – the worst in 40 years – is currently affecting over 20 million people in the Horn of Africa.

Gallery of the (New) Home

Explore #WhatHomeMeans to refugees, their loved ones and supporters.

Emergency Update: Afghanistan Earthquake

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck is just the latest in a series of emergencies to hit the country, and displaced people are among the most worst-affected.

100 million people forced to flee their homes

Ukraine and other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for the first time.

Join our movement and stand with refugees

Would you like to get involved and fundraise for refugees? We’re ready to support you every step of the way.

 

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Emergencies

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Protecting civilians fleeing the world’s most dangerous conflicts.

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Ongoing care

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Returning home

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Syrian refugees fleeing fighting receive aid and shelter at Bardarash camp

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16-year-old Mumina

The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home

Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man.

Yumiko Takashima

Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.