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1 UNHCR resettles Nigerians Escaping Boko Haram
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

25 May 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — UNHCR – the United Nations’ refugee agency - and its partners have begun relocating hundreds of Nigerian refugees and internally-displaced people (IDPs) from spontaneous settlements around Niger’s southeastern Diffa region into more secure camps where they will receive basic healthcar...

Created on 2016-05-25 21:37:50
2 “Unprecedented Destruction” in the Middle East
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7 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says the conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen continue to affect women and children the most.

Created on 2017-09-07 21:53:24
3 Abandoned at Sea, 350 Syrian Refugees Land in Southern Italy
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6 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The Mediterranean refugee crisis continues unabated, as this past weekend over 350 migrants from Syria and other regional countries made port in the southern Italian port city of Corigliano Calabro.

Created on 2015-01-06 16:56:01
4 Alarming New Data Suggest 1 in 122 Persons are Displaced by Conflict
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18 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – New figures from the United Nations refugee agency show worrying numbers for displaced persons.

Created on 2015-06-19 15:26:32
5 Angelina Jolie Calls for More Aid to Iraqi Refugees
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Photo Credit: UNHCR / A. McConnel

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28 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Award winning actress Angelina Jolie visited an internally displaced person (IDP) camp in Iraq this past week, drawing attention to the ongoing crisis of violence and war that still terrorizes civilians throug...

Created on 2015-01-29 17:04:11
6 Appeal for Human Rights Funding
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16 Feburary 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) has launched an appeal for $253 million to enable the UN's human rights arm “to contribute to important institutional and policy advancement across every region of the world.”

Created on 2017-02-16 23:06:32
7 Assisting Guatemala’s minor refugees
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30 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, made a visit last week to Guatemala. The country has long been a stopping point on the way to Mexico and the United States, as well as a place from which refugees and migrants also flee – but it is now becoming a destination for ...

Created on 2017-08-30 19:05:21
8 Caring for South Sudan Civilians
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13 February 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says ongoing violence in South Sudan has created Africa’s largest refugee crisis as thousands continued to pour into neighboring Uganda.

Created on 2017-02-13 22:42:33
9 Central American Refugees Fleeing Violence
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5 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — An estimated 450,000 people entered Mexico unofficially last year, most of them from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) considers that many of these persons are refugees, likely seeking safety from the rising power and violence of gangs...

Created on 2017-09-05 21:59:27
10 Colombian Refugees Flee to Ecuador
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2 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — More than 800 people fled Falluja, Iraq, in one day last week as the Iraqi government continued its military offensive to retake control of the city from ISIL. The United Nations Refugee Agency –UNHCR - said dramatic reports of executions for those unwilling to fight for the group and peo...

Created on 2016-06-09 21:10:18
11 Deadly Myths: Keeping Children with Albinism Safe in Tanzania
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13 October 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Those born with albinism in Tanzania, have bigger enemies than just the sun. The country has experienced a series of violent attacks, and even killings of people with albinism, and the government is stepping...

Created on 2014-10-13 20:58:02
12 Displaced Colombians Resettle After Ceasefire
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6 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The ceasefire agreement reached last month between the government of Colombia and the FARC rebels is a significant step toward ending over 50 years of conflict. For the nearly seven million Colombians displaced by war, reparation and support is essential to rebuilding their lives.

Created on 2016-07-06 21:38:41
13 Displaced from Mosul
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5 July 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — As the battle in Mosul, Iraq, draws to its end, families displaced by fighting arrive in small numbers at Salamiyah 2 camp, south east of the city.