The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is dire with more than two million internally displaced people, or IDPs. That's according to John Ging, the Director of Operations for the United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA), who has just returned from the country. Mr. Ging who was accompanied by senior officials from the [...]
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The number of people displaced by the on going inter-communal violence in Myanmar's Rakhine province has reached over 110,000, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Over 35,000 people have been displaced in the recent wave of violence which began in October. At least 89 people have been killed since [...]