If there is one species on earth who probably feel they are like the detritus of humanity, it is the migrants or refugees. Unwanted and uncared for
Since government troops started a war in the northern Tigray state of Ethiopia, hundreds, possibly thousands of lives have been lost.
The plight of Ethiopian refugees fleeing the country to Sudan is cause for major concern. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of people have died since Ethiopian government troops launched a war a little over two weeks ago
Over 12,000 people including entire families with elderly and newborns were left homeless when Europe's largest camp for asylum seekers at Moria burned down on the night of September 8.
Her Highness was speaking at a private virtual dialogue organised by UNHCR ahead of the unveiling of the overall winner of the 2020 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
Last year I travelled to Jordan with UNHCR to meet Syrian refugees living in Azraq camp. I learnt so much from that visit, and I saw what it looks like to have resilience in the face of unimaginable difficulty.
The UN earlier announced Krahenbuhl had been placed on administrative leave, to be replaced on an interim basis by the agency's acting deputy chief Christian Saunders.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in its latest situation report that the humanitarian situation continued to deteriorate as a result of the "escalating" hostilities.
Refugees in Turkey headed towards European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops.