Important Articles

Definition of a Refugee

" individual who is outside his or her country of nationality or habitual residence who is unable or unwilling to return due to a well-founded fear of persecution based on his or her race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group"


Definition of an Internally Displaced Person

"...internally displaced persons (IDPs) – including individuals fleeing natural disasters and generalized violence, stateless individuals not outside their country of habitual residence or not facing persecution, and individuals who have crossed an international border fleeing generalized violence"


Who is a Refugee?


UNHCR: Figures at a Glance


UNHCR: Left Behind Refugee Education in Crisis


Malaria: An Operational Priority for UNHCR


UNHCR: Kakuma Refugee Camp


Post-Conflict Development of Agriculture in South Sudan


The World's Toughest Place to Study?