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1 UNHCR Brings Libyan Refugees to Italy
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

16 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) flew 150 highly vulnerable refugees out of Libya to Italy on February 14th, bringing the number of refugees evacuated from Libya to third countries to more than 1,000 since the beginning of the operation three months ago.

Created on 2018-02-16 22:32:01
2 UNHCR resettles Nigerians Escaping Boko Haram
( UN Main Bodies )

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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
3 “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
4 Abandoned at Sea, 350 Syrian Refugees Land in Southern Italy
( UN Development News )

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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
5 Alarming New Data Suggest 1 in 122 Persons are Displaced by Conflict
( UN Development News )

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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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 Attacks on Civilians in Yemen
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25 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported on April 24 that airstrikes in Yemen in three separate incidents over four days have killed at least 45 people, "reportedly all civilians”, including women and children, and injured many others.

Created on 2018-04-25 22:39:22
10 Austrian Food Bank Aids Refugees
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26 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Wiener Tafel (Vienna Table) is Austria’s oldest food bank. Here, a small group of staff and volunteers collect food that would otherwise be thrown out and deliver it to nearly 20,000 people in shelters and homes run by 120 different social groups.

Created on 2018-01-26 22:31:30
11 Blanchett at Rohingya Camp
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26 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett who visited Bangladesh earlier this month called for urgent action to protect Rohingya refugees from the worst effects of the upcoming monsoon season, and scale up funding to avoid an “emergency within an emergency.”

Created on 2018-03-26 21:46:20
12 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
13 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
14 Colombian Refugees Flee to Ecuador
( UN Main Bodies )

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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
15 Criticism of Myanmar Human Rights
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6 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, urged the Security Council to “immediately refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court, so that all allegations of crimes against humanity and genocide” in Myanmar can be investigated.

Created on 2018-07-06 18:52:35
16 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
17 Displaced Colombians Resettle After Ceasefire
( UN Development News )

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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
18 Displaced from Mosul
( UN Development News )

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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.