A woman carries her baby on her back as Ethiopian refugees who fled fighting in Tigray province camp arrive at the Um Rakuba camp in Sudan’s eastern Gedaref province. Photograph:  Ashraf Shazly

Violence in northern Ethiopia will probably drive 200,000 people into neighbouring Sudan over the coming months, UN agencies have warned, where food, (...)

Congolese refugee Riziki Kwabo, 36, says it’s been hard taking care of five young children who are all out of school. Now, they also risk eviction. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Past bumpy dirt roads packed with hustling traders and election posters, down a side street in the Kampala neighbourhood of Kibuye, is an area refugee(...)

The owner and co-worker of the 1 Classie Africa beauty salon in Johannesburg, South Africa. Although hair salons are open, many like this one are struggling to get customers to visit them. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Africa has passed 400,000 confirmed coronavirus cases. The number has increased fourfold across the continent since May 22nd, when it hit 100,000, bef(...)

Children on  a mini truck with a Joker cutout as the Covid-19 pandemic rages in Sanaa. Photograph: Yahya Arhab

Yemen’s desperate battle to contain the coronavirus intensifies as contagion spreads throughout the south of the country and takes hold in the north. (...)

Residents from Busia County, Kenya, navigate flood waters after the Nzoia river  burst its banks. The deluge was compounded by backflow from Lake Victoria. Photograph: Reuters

East Africa has been hit by another round of deadly flooding and landslides. In the past three weeks, Kenya has recorded nearly 200 deaths. At least 6(...)

An internally displaced Somali woman and her children prepare their Iftar meal during the month of Ramadan at the Shabelle makeshift camp in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia last week. Photograph: Feisal Omar/Reuters

A total of 50.8 million people around the world were recorded as internally displaced last year, forced from their homes by conflict and disaster. Thi(...)

Children play in the snow at Bardarash refugee camp. Photograph: Lorraine Mallinder

When the snow fell, the children of Bardarash refugee camp ran outside, darting in and out of the rows of tents as they threw snowballs. The entire sc(...)

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed has won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending a 20-year conflict between his country and neighbouri(...)

Yukpa indigenous children, some of them suffering from malnutrition, are fed with supplements provided by the Caritas organisation, at Los Angeles del Tukuko mission, near Machiques, Zulia state, Venezuela earlier this month. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

The gradual progress the world has made in reducing hunger and malnutrition since the turn of the century has been a powerful illustration of the valu(...)

Syrian refugees remove a corrugated metal as they dismantle their shelters at the Lebanese border town of Arsal. Photograph: Reuters/Hassan Abdallah

Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, the three regional countries hosting 5.6 million Syrian refugees, are struggling under the burden. Economic crises in all(...)

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