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More than five million displaced by war in first half of...

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United Nations statistics show Syrians as the single largest number of refugees worldwide for the first half of last year with four...

Red Cross says prolonged Libya fighting displaces tens of thousands

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Fighting in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi and in the west of the country has displaced tens of thousands since the summer...

South Sudanese refugee numbers growing

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Following a four-day mission to Ethiopia, a senior United Nations relief official has called for continued international attention to the plight of...

Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced –...

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Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighbouring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance of Islamist...

Refugee survey suggests higher death toll in Central African Republic

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Fighting in Central African Republic may have claimed more lives than previously thought because many Muslim victims were never taken to state...

More than 50 million displaced worldwide, UN says

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More than 50 million people were forcibly uprooted worldwide at the end of last year, the highest level since after World War...

Eritreans fleeing from forced labour draft

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Eritrea is running a forced labour programme that is spawning human rights violations and fuelling a refugee exodus, according to a report...

Millions globally driven from homes by civic violence – report

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A record 33.3 million people around the world were internally displaced by conflict in their countries at the end of last year,...

Asylum seekers in Europe reach two-decade high

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Nearly half a million people sought asylum in Europe last year, the most in two decades, with the largest number coming from...

‘Ghost’ Malian refugees show abuse of U.N. registration system

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The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) counted up to three times the actual number of people fleeing conflict in Mali, data from...

U.N. says Central Africa, South Sudan refugees ‘in poor shape’, children...

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People fleeing conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan are growing increasingly sick and hungry with children particularly at risk, United...

Isolation fuels radicalization in arid north Cameroon

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Nafisa Isa lost her home when a dam broke and flooded her village. Now she and her children live in a camp,...

Surviving “death boat”, Syria Palestinians locked up in Egypt

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After escaping shelling in Damascus and terrifying bloodshed at sea, 14 month-old Palestinian twin girls are now among hundreds of people living...

Nigeria offensive drives 40,000 refugees into Niger

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Nigeria's army offensive against Islamist militants has pushed nearly 40,000 refugees over its northern border into Niger, a U.N. agency said, in...

Refugees stream into Uganda after east Congo fighting spreads

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About 10,000 Congolese refugees have fled into Uganda to escape fighting between a new rebel faction identified as M18 and militias in...

Thousands of desperate Eritreans fleeing rights abuses: U.N. envoy

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Eritreans risk being shot to death by their own troops as they flee their homeland to start a treacherous journey seeking European...

U.N. sees 4 million more Syrians fleeing homes or country in...

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The United Nations expects another 2 million Syrians to become refugees in 2014 and 2.25 million more to be displaced within the...

Refugees of Libya revenge attacks plan to go home

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Thousands of former supporters of Muammar Gaddafi who fled their town after revenge attacks will try to return next week, their leaders...

Thousands of Ivorian refugees to return to their villages – UN

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The voluntary repatriation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in a refugee camp in western Côte d'Ivoire began this week with the...

Countries must plan for climate refugees – report

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The world's governments and relief agencies need to plan now to resettle millions of people expected to be displaced by climate change,...

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