Posted on 05/25/2012 - 09:23
14 May 2012: South Sudanese refugees return to Juba. Credit: UNHCR Humanitarian workers in Sudan have helped thousands of South Sudanese refugees stranded in Kosti to return home.

More than 4,500 of the 12,000 South Sudanese who were stranded at the Sudanese river port of Kosti have completed their journey home. This comes just over a week into the airlift operation to transport the...



Posted on 04/25/2012 - 11:13


A Malian refugee mother and her children waiting for relief items from UNHCR in Gaoudel, Ayorou district, northern Niger. Credit: UNHCR/ H. Caux

Conflict and displacement in northern Mali are exacerbating the food and nutrition crisis across the region.

Conflict and displacement in northern Mali are continuing to exacerbate the food and nutrition crisis throughout...



Posted on 04/25/2012 - 11:02
A Malian refugee mother and her children waiting for relief items from UNHCR in Gaoudel, Ayorou district, northern Niger. Credit: UNHCR/ H. Caux Conflict and displacement in northern Mali are exacerbating the food and nutrition crisis across the region.

Conflict and displacement in northern Mali are continuing to exacerbate the food and nutrition crisis throughout drought-affected areas of...



Posted on 04/04/2012 - 20:16


An elderly woman makes her way through the flooded streets of Cordoba, Colombia. Credit: Julián Arango for CERF/OCHA

Women in Colombia are taking steps to protect themselves from sexual and gender-based violence, with support from OCHA’s Central Emergency Response Fund.

Some 180 women from communities affected by flooding and armed violence in Colombia’s Córdoba...



Posted on 04/04/2012 - 20:11
An elderly woman makes her way through the flooded streets of Cordoba, Colombia. Credit: Julián Arango for CERF/OCHA Women in Colombia are taking steps to protect themselves from sexual and gender-based violence, with support from OCHA’s Central Emergency Response Fund.

Some 180 women from communities affected by flooding and armed violence in Colombia’s Córdoba department...