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Afghanistan overwhelmed as refugees return from Pakistan

Afghanistan overwhelmed as refugees return from Pakistan

September 13, 2016 0

A humanitarian crisis is looming in Afghanistan as 5,000 refugees return each day from Pakistan, where they are being pressured to leave and join hundreds of thousands already displaced by war at home. 

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Nepal quake victims made to play reconstruction “lottery"

Nepal quake victims made to play reconstruction “lottery"

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 30, 2016 0

Almost 150,000 Nepali homes weren’t listed as damaged after last year’s earthquake.

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Has Kenya’s brinkmanship over Dadaab worked?

Has Kenya’s brinkmanship over Dadaab worked?

June 15, 2016 0

Kenya has called on the UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, to help develop a plan for the repatriation of 315,000 Somalis from its sprawling Dadaab refugee complex – a move that might allow the

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Polio hopes and Zika fears in the vaccine race

Polio hopes and Zika fears in the vaccine race

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 6, 2016 0

It’s busy times for the vaccine industry – a new vaccine against dengue fever has been deployed in the Philippines, research for a vaccine against Zika virus is gaining steam (although questions remain

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A look back at Ebola

A look back at Ebola

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 28, 2015 0

DAKAR 28 December 2015 (IRIN) - 2015 will hopefully be remembered as the year West Africa saw the back of Ebola. However, this is by no means assured, and the scars of a

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This year’s neglected migration crises

This year’s neglected migration crises

December 21, 2015 0

OXFORD 21 December 2015 (IRIN) - In 2015, all eyes have been on the Mediterranean and Europe's so-called migration crisis. But people are being displaced in many other corners of the world away

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This year’s neglected migration crises

This year’s neglected migration crises

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 21, 2015 0

OXFORD 21 December 2015 (IRIN) - In 2015, all eyes have been on the Mediterranean and Europe's so-called migration crisis. But people are being displaced in many other corners of the world away

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Rocky road: Disabled refugees battle through the Balkans

Rocky road: Disabled refugees battle through the Balkans

December 2, 2015 0

TABANOVCE 02 December 2015 (IRIN) - Since the beginning of this year, more than 700,000 migrants and refugees have taken boats from Turkey to Greece and made their way to Western Europe using

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How bad is the drought in Ethiopia?

How bad is the drought in Ethiopia?

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 19, 2015 0

LONDON 19 November 2015 (IRIN) - Alarm bells are ringing for a food emergency in Ethiopia.

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El Nino brings drought, hunger to South Pacific

El Nino brings drought, hunger to South Pacific

October 22, 2015 0

KETUNG MIRI VILLAGE, INDONESIA 22 October 2015 (IRIN) - Farming communities throughout Indonesia are struggling with drought as rising sea temperatures associated with this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon affect rainfall across the

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