Humanitarian crises

More than 100,000 'have now fled Myanmar'

At least 8,000 Rohingya have left country by boat in just two weeks, expert says, to escape persecution and violence.

Humanitarian crises

Fleeing in S Sudan and asked to move again

UN temporarily stops relocating displaced people to new camps after facing resistance from a frightened population.


Civilians flee amid Kashmir border clashes

Villagers tell Al Jazeera human toll of cross-border fighting near disputed region of Kashmir.

Humanitarian crises

Nigerians flee after Boko Haram 'seizes' town

More than 26,000 people driven from northeastern town of Bama after armed group reportedly makes territorial gains.

Humanitarian crises

UN: More than a million Ukrainians displaced

UN agency says more than a million people have been uprooted by the conflict in Ukraine, including 260,000 internally.

Humanitarian crises

Palestinians find shelter at Gaza hospital

With emergency shelters overcrowded, displaced Palestinian families have sought refuge at Gaza City's Shifa hospital.

Human Rights

Ukraine's displaced facing long ordeal

Ukraine faces a worsening humanitarian crisis with 100,000 people being internally displaced as the conflict rages on.

Humanitarian crises

Displaced Iraqis seek refuge in Erbil

Fighting pushes large numbers of refugees closer to Erbil as US warplanes bomb Islamic State group in Iraq.

War & Conflict

UN warns of 'massive exodus' from Ukraine

UN alarmed by sharp rise of displaced people due to fighting in the country's restive east.

War & Conflict

Ukraine urges rebels to let civilians flee

Civilians are increasingly caught in the crossfire of civil war as the army marches on rebel-held Donetsk.

War & Conflict

Vulnerable people caught in war in Ukraine

Some of the most vulnerable residents remain trapped as fighting intensifies in Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine.

Humanitarian crises

North Gaza families reluctant to return home

Families in Gaza are scared to go home, after Israel said it was withdrawing ground troops from areas in the north.

War & Conflict

Minorities flee Islamic State-ruled Mosul

Sunni-led group's takeover of Iraq's second largest city prompts exodus of Christians, Shia and other communities.