UN refugee agency warns of worsening global displacement over next ten years

UN refugee agency warns of worsening global displacement over next ten years

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in News, Refugees, United Nations | No Comments

UN News Centre The number of displaced persons worldwide will significantly grow over the next ten years due to factors such as conflict, natural disasters and climate change, according to the flagship publication of the United Nations refugee agency, launched today, which stresses that international solidarity is needed to address the issue. “The world is […]

UNHCR steps up aid in South Sudan camp as population tops 35,000

UNHCR steps up aid in South Sudan camp as population tops 35,000

Posted by on May 26, 2012 in Africa, News, Refugees | No Comments

UNHCR JUBA, South Sudan, May 25 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency is expanding aid operations for refugees in South Sudan’s Yida camp, whose population has swollen to more than 35,000 people. People arriving at Yida cite worsening security and humanitarian conditions in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, where they fled from. An average of […]

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