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UN agency saves 600 stranded migrants in Sahara Desert, but 52 dead in Niger
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Monday, 26 June 2017
UN agency saves 600 stranded migrants in Sahara Desert, but 52 dead in Niger
The United Nations migration agency in Niger has saved more than 600 lives since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targets migrants stranded in Sahara Desert, but 52 did not survive.Read Full Article ...
 
Security 'number one concern' of displaced Iraqis seeking to return home – UN study
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Thursday, 22 June 2017
Security 'number one concern' of displaced Iraqis seeking to return home – UN study
With three million Iraqis remaining internally displaced across the country, the United Nations migration agency today published findings of a study showing th...
 
More than $350 million pledged for refugees in Uganda; 'A good start, we cannot stop,' says UN
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Thursday, 22 June 2017
More than $350 million pledged for refugees in Uganda; 'A good start, we cannot stop,' says UN
A 'Solidarity Summit' for refugees hosted by Uganda has raised some $358 million in pledges, the United Nations announced today.Read Full Article ...
 
Uganda and UN to convene 'solidarity summit' amid fast-growing refugee emergency
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Uganda and UN to convene 'solidarity summit' amid fast-growing refugee emergency
Facing a fast-growing refugee crisis, Uganda is set to host in its capital, Kampala, a 'Solidarity Summit' with the support of the United Nations, to ral...
 
In Uganda, UN chief meets with South Sudanese refugees, urges world to show solidarity
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
In Uganda, UN chief meets with South Sudanese refugees, urges world to show solidarity
With Uganda hosting almost one million South Sudanese refugees “as sisters and brothers and sharing with them their land and everything they have,” U...
 
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