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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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SRI LANKA: Thousands still waiting to return home

SRI LANKA: Thousands still waiting to return home

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 8, 2013 0

COLOMBO 08 January 2013 (IRIN) - Thousands of northern Sri Lankans are unable to return to their homes as the land they are on is still occupied by the army, say residents and

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PAKISTAN: Struggling to provide for flood victims

PAKISTAN: Struggling to provide for flood victims

December 27, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 27 December 2012 (IRIN) - Hundreds of thousands of people displaced by September monsoon flooding in Pakistan have not yet moved back into their homes, according to aid groups.

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KENYA: Rice farmers lose harvest to floods

KENYA: Rice farmers lose harvest to floods

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 15, 2012 0

KISUMU 15 November 2012 (IRIN) - Flash floods have washed away the rice harvest of some 2,000 farmers in western Kenya, flooding some of their homes and sending latrine effluent into water courses,

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