Humanitarian crisis in Yemen
The ongoing civil war in Yemen, which started in 2015, has caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis to date: four out of five Yemeni can’t survive without outside aid, and 17 million people are on the brink of starvation.
Emergency in the Sahel
The situation in the Sahel is the fastest growing displacement and protection crisis in the world. Conflict areas continue to expand, overwhelmingly affecting women and children.
Crisis in the Central African Republic
The Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world. The coup led by the Seleka rebels in March 2013 to oust the President wreaked havoc, thrusting an already vulnerable population into a state of crisis.
Civil War in South Sudan
The refugee crisis in South Sudan is the largest in Africa, and the third largest in the world after Syria and Afghanistan.
Our latest news in relation with the emergencies.
We are looking for millionaires: 114 millions forced to flee worldwide need help urgently
We are looking for a millionaire to be able to help 114 millions refugees around the world.
Earthquake in Afghanistan: Hundreds of thousands of survivors urgently need help
Western Afghanistan has been shaken by several earthquakes. The survivors urgently need help.
Armenia Emergency: Rising numbers of refugees require urgent action
After the decades-old situation in Karabakh flared up again last week, the number of people fleeing to Armenia is on the rise. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expresses deep concern about this development and classifies the situation as an emergency.
Catastrophic floods in Libya
North-East Libya was hit by Storm Daniel, resulting in the collapse of two dams in the coastal city of Derna.
100 days of conflict in Sudan
This past weekend, the conflict in Sudan between the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and the forces of the country's ruling army entered its 100th day.
Sudan : up to 860'000 could be forced to flee in the coming months
As the country experienced a full month of brutal fighting throughout its territory, the human toll of the conflict is tragically increasing. Facing such an uncertain situation, more and more people have no other choice than to flee to safety.
Sudan: a wind of uncertainty for millions of displaced people
UNHCR is closely monitoring how the situation on the ground is evolving, with movements of people into Chad and out of Khartoum already having been observed.