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UN scaling up assistance as number of Rohingya refugees grows to over 400,000
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Monday, 18 September 2017
UN scaling up assistance as number of Rohingya refugees grows to over 400,000
As the number of Rohingya who have fled to Bangladesh surpasses 400,000, United Nations agencies are scaling up their efforts to assist the displaced and Secretary-General António Guterres renewed his call on the authorities in Myanmar to take steps to address the crisis.Read Full Article ...
 
DR Congo: UN agency urges Government to protect refugees after tragic killings
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Monday, 18 September 2017
DR Congo: UN agency urges Government to protect refugees after tragic killings
The United Nations refugee agency is urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers f...
 
In wake of Hurricane Irma, UN launches $55 million plan to assist Cubans in need
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Monday, 18 September 2017
In wake of Hurricane Irma, UN launches $55 million plan to assist Cubans in need
The United Nations system in Cuba today launched an action plan requiring $55.8 million to address the urgent needs of over 2 million people severely affected ...
 
UN-supported campaign to immunize 150,000 Rohingya children against deadly diseases
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Saturday, 16 September 2017
UN-supported campaign to immunize 150,000 Rohingya children against deadly diseases
As thousands of Rohingya refugees – including many children – having fled violence in Myanmar continue to arrive in Bangladesh, a United Nations-supp...
 
UN refugee agency 'shocked' by killings in eastern DR Congo
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Friday, 15 September 2017
UN refugee agency 'shocked' by killings in eastern DR Congo
Expressing shock and sadness over the violent death of numerous Burundian nationals – among them likely refugees and asylum seekers – in Kamanyola to...
 
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