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Over one million displaced due to insecurity in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso registered 1,074,993 internally displaced people due to insecurity as of the end of December in 2020, an official report has said. ...

More than 280,000 Ethiopians displaced by severe floods: minister

Severe floods across Ethiopia have displaced around 283,000 people, an Ethiopian minister has said. Presenting a report to Ethiopian parliament on Tuesday, Muferiat Kamil, Ethiopia...
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Ethiopian government vows to rehabilitate displaced nationals as UNHCR says over 38,600 fled...

The Ethiopian government has vowed to rehabilitate the recently displaced nationals into neighboring Sudan amid the ongoing fighting in the restive northern Tigray regional...
Philippines Slams

Seven dead, hundreds of thousands displaced as Goni slams Philippines

At least seven people were killed and more than 420,000 residents displaced as this year's strongest typhoon slammed into the Philippines on Sunday, bringing...
Boko Haram

At least 1,000 displaced persons return home in Northeast Nigeria: governor

At least 1,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned home in Baga, a town in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, after months of displacement...
Israeli soldiers are seen in the Israel-occupied Golan Heights next to Blue Line, a border demarcation drawn in 2000 by the United Nations after Israel withdrew its forces from southern Lebanon, July 28, 2020. Lebanese leaders on Tuesday warned against heightened border tensions with Israel, while slamming Israel for attacking southern Lebanon a day earlier, LBCI local TV channel reported. (Ayal Margolin/JINI via Xinhua)

37 million people displaced following U.S. war on terror since 2001 – report

Victimized by eight most violent wars the United States has launched or participated in, at least 37 million people have fled their homes since...
Rohingya Mother And Child Fleeing Myanmar In Oct Photo Muse Mohammed Iom

Three Years Later, Rohingya Refugee Resiliency Anchors Humanitarian Response and Accountability

August 25 marks three years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya men, women, boys and girls sought safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, after they...

Hundreds of families displaced by flash flood in Cameroon’s commercial capital

About 900 families have been displaced from their homes in Cameroon's commercial capital Douala due to flash flood following heavy rains, government officials said...
MOGADISHU, April 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman helps her child to wash her hands as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Mogadishu, capital of Somali, April 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian military base

Terror group Boko Haram has attacked a military base in Nigeria's northeastern town of Kukawa, local media reported on Wednesday. An unspecified...

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

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

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...

Thousands displaced by floods across Uganda

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

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all vulnerable. The virus has shown that it does not discriminate - but many refugees,...
Accra floods

Floods has displaced 279 people in Malawi

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

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

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

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

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...
Biafra Crisis

Biafra Crisis: Yoruba land welcomes displaced Hausa, Igbo and Other Tribes

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

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

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

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...

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...
Yemen cholera epidemic in Sanaa

Viewpoint: Trump to Visit Saudi Arabia While Cholera Epidemic in Yemen Worsens

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...

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

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

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

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

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

More than 6,000 people have been displaced as typhoon Nock-ten battered parts of the Philippines, authorities said Sunday. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin...