Refugees

Conflict and natural disasters internally displaced over 30 million in 2017

The International Displacement Monitoring Centre and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) have reported that over 30 million people were...

WFP to switch from in-kind food donations to cash transfer in Nepal

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will change the way it distributes food assistance to refugees in Nepal from June...

Japan donates $15.7 million to help upscale UNICEF’s work in Cox’s Bazar

UNICEF is able to scale up its assistance to women and children in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh thanks to a $15.7 million donation...

Cox’s Bazar is getting ready for monsoon season

The refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar is readying itself for the approaching monsoon season with healthcare initiatives and relocation...

Blockchain could transform identification and aid processes for refugees

The World Bank reports that over 1 billion people have no way of proving their identity; this primarily includes refugees, trafficked...

Linking local production and refugee nutrition is key to ‘maintain harmony’ in Cox’s Bazar

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has distributed seeds and agricultural machinery to over 500 host families in Cox’s...

“It is time to make refugee girls’ education a priority” says UNHCR

A new report by UNHCR titled ‘Her Turn’ reveals that refugee girls are half as likely to enrol in secondary school as their...

Monsoon season poses a serious risk for Bangladesh’s refugee communities

Severe weather brought on by the monsoon season in Bangladesh poses a significant risk to the refugee settlement in Cox’s Bazar....

World Bank calls for a new approach towards forced displacement crises

The World Bank’s latest report ‘Cities of Refuge in the Middle East’ highlights the need for a new approach towards...

Climate resilient ‘super bean’ is solving refugee food crisis in Uganda

Refugees in Uganda are being provided with climate resilient ‘super beans’ to reduce reliance on aid and encourage greater...

International Migrants Day

Today is International Migrants Day! Falling on the 18th of December each year, this day promotes and highlights the protection...

‘No Time To Retreat’ Report by UN OCHA

The reinforcement, rather than replacement, of local and national crisis management systems by international actors was the most...