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13.01.00 – PROTECTION OF AND ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS

IRAQ / XMAS CRISIS

Lean holiday season is looming for some 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by ISIL as funding for United Nations World Food Programme dwindles. WFP

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS

The year 2014 was the deadliest year on record for migration, the head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), said today. UNIFEED

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UNHCR / MIGRANTS AT SEA

Wrapping up a high level meeting on the problem of seaborne migrants, the UN refugee agency has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal nations and regional blocs over how to respond to the growing number of people making risky sea journeys in search of asylum [...]

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GERMANY / HOPE

A Syrian family finds a new home in Germany, and medical assistance for  a rare blood disease for their two sons.  UNHCR

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / AMOS GUTERRES

Humanitarian organizations need (USD) 16.4 billion to help almost 60 million of the world's most vulnerable people in 2015. UNTV CH

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GERMANY / SYRIAN REFUGEES

A Syrian refugee finds a home in Germany, schooling for himself and his family and medical support for his son who was born near deaf. UNHCR

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / PEACEKEEPERS PATROL

The United Nations peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan is stepping up its military patrolling in areas surrounding Pibor in Jonglei State in a bid to improve protection of civilians and establish a better security environment. UNMISS

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / HUMANITARIAN FORUM

Speaking at the start of the Third Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, the United Nations Deputy-Secretary General, Jan Eliasson,  noted that over the past ten years, the cost of humanitarian operations "has risen nearly 600 percent" and said that it has become "increasingly difficult to raise these funds." UNIFEED – UNTV

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES AHMED

Ahmed, a doctor from Syria, is now one of UNHCR's 392 volunteers tasked with addressing some of the health concerns of over 1 million Syrian refugees living in tented settlements and urban settings in Lebanon, as well as providing them with information and advice about health and treatment at their disposal. UNHCR

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / YAZIDIS

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to find shelter in schools and unfinished structures across Northern Iraq.  UN Refugees Agency is opening camps to provide better shelter. UNHCR

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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