UN agencies and Burma’s government hammered out text for an MoU paving the way for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, UNCHR reported yesterday. 

Some of the world’s poorest countries are sheltering most the world’s forcibly displaced people. According to a new UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) report, at least 3.2 million people were newly uprooted in the first half of 2016—including 1.7 million people displaced within…

As the battle for Mosul rages in house to house fighting, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees is trying to prepare for a mass exodus of up to 700,000 Sunni civilians.   UNHCR head Bruno Geddo warned that his agency is low on funds with winter coming on soon and said…

Syrian children risk becoming a “lost generation” if they don’t receive medical care, psychological support, and education, according to representatives of groups grappling with how to protect children displaced by the Syrian civil war. At least 4 million Syrians have fled…