UNHCR

United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees

  1. More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

    A convoy carrying 343 Burundian refugees returned to the country from Uganda on Monday. This brings the number of refugees who have voluntarily returned to Burundi this year to more than 60,000. Roughly...
  2. UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has restarted an operation to help thousands of people who fled as refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), return voluntarily...
  3. UNHCR welcomes steps to ease movement at Pakistan-Afghanistan border

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the recent announcement by Pakistani authorities to ease the movement of people and goods through official border points with Afghanistan. This follows reports of...
  4. Data reveals plight of Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted in pandemic

    After losing their incomes during COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted from their homes are now at greater risk than ever, new data visualization shows.
  5. New data visualization on COVID-19 eviction and homelessness risks for Venezuelan refugees and migrants

    A new data visualization released today highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Venezuelan refugees and migrants who are faced with homelessness and eviction as a result of lockdowns and worsening socio-economic...