Saturday, March 2, 2024

Topic: UNHCR

UNHCR appeals to save 185 Rohingyas stranded at sea near Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The group of some 185 Rohingya, mostly women and children, are in desperate need of rescue after falling into distress near the Andaman and...

Funding ‘simply not enough’ for Rohingya refugees, UN agencies report

Current funding for critical aid efforts supporting Rohingya refugees living in camps in southern Bangladesh is simply not enough, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has said, as dwindling resources have forced the second ration cut in three months.

Number of forcibly displaced people globally hits record 110 million

annual report found that by the end of 2022, the number of people displaced by war, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses stood at a record 108.4 million, up 19.1 million on the previous year - which was also a record increase.

Record 110 million people worldwide displaced: UNHCR report

The number of people displaced worldwide has reached a record 110 million, with the wars in Ukraine and Sudan forcing millions from their homes,...

Steep increase in deadly boat journeys reflects Rohingyas’ desperation: UNHCR

The steep increase in the number of Rohingya refugees risking their lives to cross the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal last year is a reflection of their growing desperation, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

Winter in Ukraine will be worse: UNHCR chief

While the Russian military advance in eastern Ukraine continues to escalate, the UN refugee agency, UNCHR, on Thursday warned that the winter months are very likely to be extremely harsh on millions of people affected by the war.