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Rohingya children trapped in 'appalling' conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state – UNICE
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Monday, 08 January 2018
Rohingya children trapped in 'appalling' conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state – UNICE
While the eyes of the world are on Myanmar's northern Rakhine and Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, more than 60,000 Rohingya children remain nearly forgotten, trapped in appalling camps in central Rakhine where the shelters teeter on stilts above garbage and excrement, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Tuesday.Read Full Article ...
 
As Syria war grinds on, Syrian refugees in Lebanon are becoming poorer, more vulnerable – UN
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Monday, 08 January 2018
As Syria war grinds on, Syrian refugees in Lebanon are becoming poorer, more vulnerable – UN
More than half the war-weary Syrian refugees in Lebanon are living in extreme poverty and borrowing money for food and to pay rent has become commonplace, the ...
 
Syria: 13 million people in desperate need as seventh war-torn winter sets in, UN warns
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Sunday, 07 January 2018
Syria: 13 million people in desperate need as seventh war-torn winter sets in, UN warns
With millions of desperate people across Syria now facing their seventh winter of war, the United Nations warned on Tuesday that intensified military operation...
 
Central African Republic: UN agency registers thousands of refugees arriving in Chad
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Thursday, 04 January 2018
Central African Republic: UN agency registers thousands of refugees arriving in Chad
In the wake of a recent flare-up of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is registering and as...
 
UN approves largest-ever emergency funding allocation to scale up response in war-torn Yemen
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Thursday, 04 January 2018
UN approves largest-ever emergency funding allocation to scale up response in war-torn Yemen
Despite progress over the past month in opening Yemen’s Red Sea ports to commercial and aid shipments, the United Nations relief chief on Friday approved the l...
 
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