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  1. Abuja: honouring victims of 2011 terrorist attack, Ban sees Nigeria as key partner in achieving UN goals

    ... comply with international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law. “We also stand ready to respond to the increasing ...

    eleni - 1 Sep 2015

  2. South Sudan: UN chief looks forward to President Kiir’s endorsement of peace agreement

    ... According to the latest estimates released by the UN refugee agency, more than 730,000 people have fled into neighbouring countries ...

    Sara - 27 Aug 2015

  3. No money can pay for the joy of a blind person who can now see – Dr. Ndume

    ... time and we had to flee the country and seek shelter in refugee camps in Zambia and Angola. And through SWAPO [South West African ... designer, and the SWAPO secretary of education in our refugee camp said: ‘No way! We don’t need fashion designers in an ... I wanted to do occupational medicine but one doctor in the refugee camp who had been like a mother to me during the struggle for ...

    franck - 6 Aug 2015

  4. UN chief condemns deadly suicide bombing in Chad

    ... adhering to international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law.” Although the attack has, as of yet, gone unclaimed, the ...

    Sara - 28 Jul 2015

  5. Amid surging violence in surrounding Northern Mali, Timbuktu heritage sites rebuilt

    ... erase the legacy of the past have failed,” even as the UN refugee agency reported a surge of fighting in northern Mali that has forced ...

    Sara - 28 Jul 2015

  6. Refugees turn to Ethiopia for safety and asylum

    ... country his home for the next 23 years.  Today, still a refugee, Tot lives in a camp with his refugee wife and their seven children. He longs for home. “I want to ... - 12 May 2015

  7. UNHCR Chief appeals for more aid to Cameroon

    ... High Commissioner for Refugees listens as Mariam, a Nigerian refugee in Cameroon, describes the attack on her village that forced her to ... than the UNHCR non-emergency standard of 20 liters. But the refugee agency is developing 10 additional boreholes and, together with the ... - 13 Apr 2015

  8. UN, partners seek $2 billion to help millions of people across Africa’s Sahel region

    ... Drought has affected residents of the Mbera refugee camp, Mauritania, in the Sahel region of Africa. Photo: WFP/Justin ... - 26 Feb 2015

  9. Violence in northern Nigeria sparks major new exodus into Niger border region, UN warns

    ... said the WFP had started distributing food in one of the refugee camps that the Government of Niger had agreed to open to accommodate ... - 25 Feb 2015

  10. Africa Watch

    ... project to help displaced Somali women in the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya, helping them to earn a living through agriculture and ... - 26 Jan 2015