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  1. 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

  2. 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 - 28 Jul 2015

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Call for calm after violence leaves eight dead at Kenya refugee camps

    ... Mwelu/IRIN Security has been stepped up at refugee camps in Kakuma in north-west Kenya following the death of eight ... Republic of Congo and South Sudan. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), says that disturbances began last Tuesday after reports ... - 6 Nov 2014

  10. UN agency reports growing number of refugees as Nigeria insurgency continues

    ... States has steadily increased significantly, the UN refugee agency warned today. Speaking at a press briefing in Geneva, ... local population hosting them,” he added. The ongoing refugee crisis has seen more than 62,000 people spill over into Niger’s Diffa ... - 24 Oct 2014