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Seeking safety in the city

Seeking safety in the city

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 21, 2013 0

LONDON 21 May 2013 (IRIN) - Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are forced from their homes by violence or natural disasters. But the face of displacement is changing: While the popular

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Coffee and patience: a day in the life of a family hosting Syrian refugees

Coffee and patience: a day in the life of a family hosting Syrian refugees

May 8, 2013 0

SAADNAYEL, BEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON 08 May 2013 (IRIN) - The experiences of 1.4 million Syrian refugees are increasingly well-documented, but little is known about the people who open up their homes to host

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The forgotten displacement crisis

The forgotten displacement crisis

April 23, 2013 0

DUBAI 23 April 2013 (IRIN) - At the height of Iraq’s sectarian violence in 2007, some five million people were displaced from their homes.

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Aid access still limited for displaced in Myanmar’s Kachin State

Aid access still limited for displaced in Myanmar’s Kachin State

April 5, 2013 0

LAIZA 05 April 2013 (IRIN) - More than 83,000 people have run from their homes, funneling into some 45 camps and settlements to escape fighting in Myanmar's northeastern Kachin State. But over half

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Indonesia’s displaced Shias languish

Indonesia’s displaced Shias languish

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 3, 2013 0

SAMPANG/MADURA 03 April 2013 (IRIN) - Eights months after dozens of Shia Muslims on Indonesia’s Madura Island were driven from their homes by mobs from neighbouring Sunni villages, the displaced remain in poor

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Fighting in Pakistan’s Tirah Valley displaces 40,000 people

Fighting in Pakistan’s Tirah Valley displaces 40,000 people

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 1, 2013 0

PESHAWAR 01 April 2013 (IRIN) - Around 40,000 residents of Pakistan’s Tirah Valley, close to the border with Afghanistan, have fled their homes after renewed fighting in the last few days, according to

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How best to serve Pakistan’s 750,000 IDPs?

How best to serve Pakistan’s 750,000 IDPs?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 1, 2013 0

PESHAWAR 01 March 2013 (IRIN) - Residents escaping the latest round of fighting in Khyber Agency in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) say they did not even have time to bury their

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Rising insecurity in northern Kenya

Rising insecurity in northern Kenya

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 18, 2013 0

ISIOLO-NAKURU 18 February 2013 (IRIN) - Over the past two months, an estimated 1,000 families have been forced from their homes in Baringo, a district in Kenya’s northern Rift Valley, because of recurrent

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“Building back worse” after Philippines typhoon

“Building back worse” after Philippines typhoon

February 8, 2013 0

COMPOSTELA VALLEY/DAVAO ORIENTAL 08 February 2013 (IRIN) - More than two months after Typhoon Bopha hit the eastern coast of Mindanao Province in the southern Philippines some 198,000 families are still trying to

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Difficult recovery after Chad floods

Difficult recovery after Chad floods

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

N’DJAMENA 29 January 2013 (IRIN) - A scattering of utensils, a pile of clothes and a small bag of millet flour lay on the floor of Amne Abakar’s roofless cloth-and-sticks shelter in Toukra

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