UN flies aid into Sudan for Ethiopian refugees
The United Nations said 32 tons of emergency aid were flown into Khartoum on Friday to help the growing number of refugees fleeing into Sudan from Ethiopia.
Cameroonian refugees get health security in Taraba
The Jesuit Refugees Service (JRS) has assisted no fewer than 50, 000 refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria from 2018 to date.
UN agency, AUN distribute farm inputs to 100 farmers
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), in partnership with American University of Nigeria (AUN), has distributed farm inputs to 100 farmers in Yobe State.
23,000 Nigerians fled into Niger in one month, says UNHCR
Following attacks by armed groups despite the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, about 23,000 people from Sokoto, Zamfara and Katsina states fled to Maradi, Niger Republic, in April alone...
Over one million IDPs benefit from Refugee Zakat Fund, says UNHCR
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has disclosed that 191,497 vulnerable families and 1,025,014 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangladesh, Yemen, Iraq, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia and Mauritania have benefitted from the Refugee Zakat Fund.
UN mulls isolation centre to contain coronavirus among Cross River IDPs
Determined to check any outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic at the internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Cross River State, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is setting up an isolation centre at the Nigeria-Cameroun border.
Four killed in Ugandan clashes
Four people have died in northern Ugandan clashes between local inhabitants and South Sudanese refugees, the UN refugee agency said Friday.
Cameroon, Niger, Chad host 245,000 Nigerian refugees, says UNHCR
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) ha said that about 245,000 Nigerians, mostly from the North East, are seeking refuge in Cameroon, Niger and Chad.