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EU announces 100,000-euro emergency aid for displaced Libyans

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The European Union Delegation to Libya announced on Tuesday the allocation of 100,000 euros (112,947 U.S. dollars) in emergency assistance for displaced Libyans fleeing...
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UNHCR: 79.5 million refugees displaced in 2019

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The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Thursday said 79.5 million refugees were displaced as at the end of 2019. The UNHCR Global Trend report...
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Thousands displaced by floods across Uganda

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Thousands of people have been displaced as a result of heavy rains, which triggered floods and landslides and caused havoc in several parts of...
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COVID-19 crisis: The Rights and Health of Refugees Must be Protected

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In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all vulnerable. The virus has shown that it does not discriminate - but many refugees,...
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Floods has displaced 279 people in Malawi

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At least 279 people are reported to be displaced in Nkhotakota, a district in central region of Malawi due to flooding, officials have confirmed. ...

Floods in Southeast Brazil leave at least 58 dead, 40,000 displaced

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Severe flooding in southeast Brazil has left at least 58 people dead and displaced more than 40,000 others, the regional civil defense agency said...
Burkina Faso

UN says more people have been displaced in renewed Violence in Burkina Faso

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Armed attacks and insecurity in Burkina Faso have triggered a massive displacement of people, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

UN Agency Report Reveals That 300,000 Afghans are Displaced

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More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...
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Study says more than 5.5 million people have been displaced by conflict in Africa

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More than 5.5 million people have been internally displaced by conflict in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017, a new study released on Wednesday reveals. The report...
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Biafra Crisis: Yoruba land welcomes displaced Hausa, Igbo and Other Tribes

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Resolution of the National Consultative Meeting of Oodua Republic Front Mapo – Hall Ibadan Wednesday 13th September 2017. · We have followed the activities of one...
IOM distributes hygiene kits in Damas, Syria last May 2017. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Over 600,000 Displaced Syrians Journey Back Home

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Geneva – Between January and July 2017, 602,759 displaced Syrians returned home according to reports from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and implementing partners...

Nearly 840,000 remain displaced outside Mosul

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The UN migration agency said Friday it estimates that 839,118 individuals (139,853 families) remain displaced following heavy fighting to retake the northern Iraqi city...

Viewpoint: Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many Dead, Injured and Displaced

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Authorities in London, England announced on June 19 that 79 deaths have been officially recorded resulting from a fire which quickly swept through the...
In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 and released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at the UNMISS compound in Bor, capital of Jonglei state, in South Sudan. Less than three years after its creation, the world's newest country is beginning to fracture along ethnic lines in violence that has killed hundreds of people and what could come next, some warn, is ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/UNMISS, Hailemichael Gebrekrstos)

UN seeks to raise over US$800 million for refugees, displaced people in Sudan in...

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The United Nations asked the international community on Wednesday to donate 804 million U.S. dollars in 2017 for the displaced people and South Sudanese...
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Viewpoint: Trump to Visit Saudi Arabia While Cholera Epidemic in Yemen Worsens

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Thousands of people are suffering from cholera in Yemen as the Health Ministry of the National Salvation Government declared a state of emergency. Sanaa, the...

UN agencies step up efforts to help people displaced due to military offensive in...

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As a result of the military offensive in the north Iraqi city of Mosul, there are now more than 50,000 people in the Qayarra...

250,000 people could be displaced from western Mosul

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday said as many as 250,000 people could be forced to flee west Mosul. "We're extremely...

Fire Guts Down Compound House in Zogbeli – Tamale

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Fire on Sunday afternoon at Zogbeli in Tamale completely  razed down  a nine-room compound house  a trader reducing to ashes nearly 200 bags of...

Germany’s Apology for Namibia Genocide

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There are numerous efforts taking place internationally aimed at strengthening economic and political links with African nation-states. From the People’s Republic of China and...
AFP / Ameer Alhalbi Shelling and air raids in Aleppo over the past week have killed more than 230 civilians and pushed a landmark February 27 ceasefire to the verge of collapse

Displaced Syrians happy to learn victory of Aleppo

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Ahmad Aboul Nour, who was displaced from Aleppo to southern Lebanon five years ago, is happy to learn the victory of the Syrian army...
Huge waves brought by super typhoon Soudelor hit a rider on the coast in Wenling City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 8, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Xuejun)

Over 6,000 Filipinos displaced on Christmas Day due to typhoon

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More than 6,000 people have been displaced as typhoon Nock-ten battered parts of the Philippines, authorities said Sunday. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin...
Kurdish Peshmerga forces ride on military vehicles on the southeast of Mosul, Iraq, August 14, 2016. (Reuters photo)

UN Relief Side Estimates Displaced Iraqis At 9,000

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"The majority of displaced people so far are sheltering in host communities," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here. "All...

Thousands Rendered Homeless in N/R Floods

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One person is reported to have died in the floods. The rains, which lasted hours on Sunday, submerged areas such as Gumani, Asawaba, Sagnarigu-Kukuo, Jisonayili...

10,000 Fukushima children displaced after nuclear calamity

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A survey conducted by prefectural officials in Fukushima showed Thursday that in the wake of the nuclear disaster that began almost five years ago...

Sudan’s Darfur displaced 38,000 civilians get support

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"The United Nations and partners have distributed food relief and other humanitarian aid to the 38,000 civilians, the vast majority women and children -...

UN Offers Food Relief To Displaced Civilians In Sudan

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"The United Nations and partners have distributed food relief and other humanitarian aid to the 38,000 civilians, the vast majority women and children -...

UN urges new approach to support displaced Somalis

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The UN Secretary-General's Representative on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin said durable solution for displaced Somalis was necessary for the...

Supply routes for aid in Aleppo cut

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The humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly, the ICRC added, with water supplies to Aleppo city cut. The Syrian government is attempting to recapture rebel-held parts...
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Fire Disaster Renders OBOSS Students Homeless

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The fire raze down the two room boy’s dormitory, where most of the form two students are housed, as well as a few form...
Kenya

Kenya steps up patrols as clash displaces 300 people

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The latest conflict occurred along the Narok-Nakuru border in the Rift Valley region. Tension built up from Wednesday, when two herdsmen were killed during...