The current turmoil in Syria has forced over 35,000 people to abandon home to seek safety so far. Thousands of families are pouring into neighboring countries including Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan each day. The past few months have seen a huge surge in violence and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) anticipates thousands more will flee for their lives in the coming weeks. Many are left with only…
Bombed out of their villages. Attacked by planes as they flee. It's a living hell for the displaced people of Sudan. Around 350,000 people have been forced to abandon their homes. And on top of this terror, people now have little food. Ongoing violence in the areas bordering with South Sudan, including recent fighting in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States has driven some 80,000 Sudanese…
The UN Refugee Agency protects and assists refugees and internally displaced people in over a…Read More
South Sudan, the world's newest country, is also facing a dire humanitarian emergency. Six months after South Sudan celebrated its status…Read More
The water continues to rise in Pakistan as millions are displaced. 2 million are in urgent need of assistance.
UNHCR emergency response teams report shortages of food, medicine, and clean water.
Tens of thousands of homes have been destroyed or badly damaged. Families have lost their food stocks,…Read More
"We're in a race against time, and we can't lose a day," says Anthony Banbury at the U.N. mission in Haiti.
Six-months after a devastating earthquake struck this poor country, untold human suffering continues. And now, when the headlines and news cameras are gone, we call upon our most committed…Read More