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The provinces of Ituri and North Kivu, DR Congo, have seen a dramatic increase in armed violence against civilians over the past 18 months. Beyond being a threat to physical safety, the presence of armed groups also constitutes a severe threat to the mental health, livelihoods, food security, and education of people of concern – all with long-term consequences.
More than 860,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have settled across the border in what is commonly known as ‘the world’s largest refugee camp’ in the Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh. They live in densely populated camps, currently facing the triple threat of fires, monsoons, and COVID-19 – with little prospect of returning home. This is what you need to know about the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Yemen is the world's largest humanitarian crisis with 24 million people in need of aid and 4 million people displaced. What you need to know about the Yemen crisis.
The global COVID-19 pandemic is a humanitarian, economic, and social crisis on a nearly unprecedented scale. Its impacts have devastated communities throughout the world, but displaced people have been disproportionally affected. Since the outbreak of the crisis, DRC has been working to identify and address the specific challenges faced by refugees and displaced people.
The Syria crisis is the world's largest displacement crisis. More than half of the population have been forced to flee their homes, and much of the country is in ruins. What you need to know about the Syria crisis.
When war and conflict forces families into a life of displacement, girls and women are the most vulnerable. Not because women are somehow unable to survive or manage themselves, but because they, as women, are at greater risk of being abused and deprived of their rights.
As the winter is approaching, thousands of refugees and migrants are sleeping outside of reception facilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. They will face the long, cold months with little or no shelter.
The European Commission is set to present its proposal for a new Asylum and Migration Pact. After years of dealing with asylum and migration as a crisis, it is time to change direction and focus on rights, protection and solidarity.
4 out of every 10 displaced people around the world today are under the age of 18, and these children and young people are among the most vulnerable anywhere on the planet.
Children who are forced to flee alone are some of the most vulnerable people in the world, and they are at grave risk of exposure to violence, exploitation and abuse.
Children fleeing conflict and humanitarian disasters are especially vulnerable to being married off at an early age.