Heavy rainfall threatens thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh with flooding and landslides, UNICEF reported yesterday.  

Rise with Refugees: Responding to an Urgent and Accelerating Global Crisis In collaboration with Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Stanford Refugee Research Project is convening UN leaders and other experts to explore how to…

The idyllic Micronesian island of Kiribati, next door to French Polynesia (Tahiti) and boasting one of the largest marine sanctuaries in the world, is a tropical paradise. It’s hard to believe that its people are expected to become some of the world’s first climate change…

The Trump administration plans to stop funding a UN program that supports Palestinian refugees and call for up to a 90% reduction in the number of Palestinians classified as refugees. The Washington Post reports the administration will announce the changes in several weeks…

Indigenous peoples leave the smallest carbon footprint, yet they disproportionately face the consequences of climate change—including forced migration.  

Jacob Atem was among 30,000 “lost boys” left behind after government militias decimated their villages in now-independent South Sudan. The US took in some 3,800, including Atem in 2001, offering an invaluable—and increasingly scarce—opportunity.

Algeria has expelled some 13,000 migrants in the past 14 months, leaving them stranded in the Sahara desert without food or water. Scores have perished as a growing number of sub-Saharan migrants—pregnant women and children among them—are rounded up "dropped in the desert…

The people fleeing villages in South Sudan due to renewed conflict brought the possessions they could carry and the horror they endured. Thousands are believed to have been displaced from villages in Leer and Mayendit counties by troops who destroyed food stores and…

Displacement is now happening at a rate equivalent to 44,500 people per day, according to UNHCR's latest Global Trends report, released each year ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20th.

This weekend, Italy’s new government turned away a ship carrying over 600 rescued migrants making the deadly Mediterranean crossing, including unaccompanied minors and pregnant women. An estimated 785 migrants have died on the route this year. The Aquarius, run by Doctors…