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‘I have to help my family’

‘I have to help my family’

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 2, 2017 0

The boy took a deep breath before lifting up two bags full of red bricks, balancing the load on his shoulders. The sun burned his bare feet as he walked through the refugee

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UN, aid groups debate Myanmar internment plan for Rohingya refugees

UN, aid groups debate Myanmar internment plan for Rohingya refugees

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 20, 2017 0

Aid groups working in Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine State are scrambling on how to respond if the government pushes forward with controversial plans to create new internment camps for displaced Rohingya, documents obtained by

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Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 20, 2016 0

As international support dries up for the camps in Thailand, Myanmar refugees must decide whether to return home to an uncertain future.

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Collective punishment in Congo

Collective punishment in Congo

May 18, 2016 0

People already made homeless by the conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo are once more at risk, threatened by the closure of camps in North Kivu Province by politicians and

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Health concerns grow in Nepal quake camps

Health concerns grow in Nepal quake camps

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 28, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 28 April 2015 (IRIN) - Hundreds of makeshift camps have sprung up around the Nepalese capital Kathmandu in the aftermath of Saturday's destructive earthquake. Some people have lost their homes in the

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Serving up five-star service for refugees the UAE way

Serving up five-star service for refugees the UAE way

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 29, 2013 0

MRAJEEB AL-FHOOD 29 October 2013 (IRIN) - A new camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan run by the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent has unrivalled services and accommodation.

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SOUTH SUDAN: As refugee numbers swell, disease puts pressure on relief efforts

SOUTH SUDAN: As refugee numbers swell, disease puts pressure on relief efforts

September 21, 2012 0

MABAN COUNTY 21 September 2012 (IRIN) - Aid agencies say water and food provision has improved in four camps housing more than 105,000 refugees from Sudan's Blue Nile State, but flooding, disease and

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SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

August 14, 2012 0

BERLIN 14 August 2012 (IRIN) - When mortar shells slammed into Yarmouk, Syria’s largest Palestinian camp, in early August, many of Syria’s half a million Palestinian refugees saw it as a wake-up call.

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PAKISTAN: Tough times for IDPs living outside camps

PAKISTAN: Tough times for IDPs living outside camps

May 3, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 03 May 2012 (IRIN) - A large number of people displaced by the conflict between militants and security forces in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtoonkh’wa (KP) Province and tribal areas are staying outside the

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