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Humanitarian crisis looms as Afghan refugees pressured out of Pakistan
Afghanistan may soon experience a serious humanitarian crisis, as some 600,000 refugees are expected to return by year’s end from neighboring Pakistan, where they are facing increasing pressure, the International Organization for Migration warned. Read Full Article at
150 points by Russia Today | Pakistan Afghanistan Taliban Refugee Internally displaced person Afghan refugees Soviet war in Afghanistan Kabul
Nigeria's fight against ill-health and malnutrition
If we can put forward a state and non-state collaboration we can stop the risk of famine in the country.
458 points by Al Jazeera English | Internally displaced person Refugee Nigeria Vaccination Africa AIDS Hausa language Chad
'Women like us': On Women and war in Yemen
Four Yemeni women share their experience of the war, their struggles and aspirations.
1605 points by Al Jazeera English | Internally displaced person Refugee Governorates of Yemen 2008 singles A Big Family Yemen 2005 singles Hajjah Governorate
7mn people face starvation as Yemen heads towards man-made famine – Oxfam
The situation in war-ravaged Yemen is starting to resemble a man-made famine, with almost seven million people “knowingly” pushed towards starvation, the latest report from the international humanitarian organization Oxfam says. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Humanitarian aid United Nations Internally displaced person Malnutrition Refugee 2017 2016 2015
Afghan snowstorms death toll jumps
At least 25 killed in country's north, more than week after over 100 died from avalanches and heavy snowfall.
6 points by Al Jazeera English | Afghanistan Refugee Internally displaced person Pakistan Provinces of Afghanistan Nuristan Province North-West Frontier Province Hindu Kush
Displaced Syrians stuck in limbo at Idlib's Taiba camp
Thousands of Syrians evacuated from east Aleppo last year face an uncertain future in Idlib province.
834 points by Al Jazeera English | Internally displaced person Syria Refugee History of Syria Turkey Forced migration
Baltimore-area advocates for refugees condemn Trump policy
More than 50 volunteers, led by a Columbia church, were looking forward to the arrival of the Afghan refugee family of six. They spent months finding, renting and furnishing a home. They stocked the pantry with rice, hung coats in the closets, filled drawers with socks and underwear, and placed...
883 points by Baltimore Sun | Refugee Immigration Displaced person Internally displaced person France Australia Canada Forced migration
Greek punk bands raise money for refugee squats
Around a dozen squats provide housing for refugees and migrants in the Exarchia neighbourhood of Athens.
4321 points by Al Jazeera English | Refugee Athens Europe France Displaced person Australia Internally displaced person Immigration
Besieged South Damascus 'wants truce not war'
The last rebel-held districts near Damascus are under increasing pressure by the Syrian government to give up for good.
91 points by Al Jazeera English | Syria Lebanon Jordan Damascus Refugee Palestinian people Palestine Internally displaced person
The forgotten generations: Palestinian refugees in Iraq
Palestinians in Iraq face an uncertain future with little hope of escaping life as stateless refugees.
2864 points by Al Jazeera English | Jordan Palestinian people Israel Internally displaced person Refugee Fertile Crescent Palestinian territories Palestinian National Authority
UN: 40 percent of Somalis don't have enough food to eat
"Serious concern" of famine raised with five million people suffering through food shortages amid drought and conflict.
6309 points by Al Jazeera English | Refugee Famine Internally displaced person Somalia Somali people Drought Ethiopia Displaced person
'Serious concern' in Somalia as 5 million go hungry, U.N. says
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of Somalis who do not have enough to eat has risen to five million, or more than four out of ten people, due to poor rains, the United Nations said on Tuesday, with children at the greatest risk of ill-health and death.
31 points by Reuters | Famine Refugee Reuters Thomson Reuters Internally displaced person Drought United Nations Somalia
I came to Australia by boat: This is my story
As world leaders gather in New York to discuss refugees and migration, I want to use my voice to share my story.
1160 points by CNN | Australia Refugee Displaced person Canada Internally displaced person Forced migration United Nations Immigration
Analysis: UN refugee pledge - too little too late?
While the UN lauds its adoption of a declaration on refugees as progress, activists remain underwhelmed by its scope.
526 points by Al Jazeera English | Refugee Internally displaced person United Nations Displaced person Forced migration Australia Human rights United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Nigerian refugees in Niger struggle for food and water
Despite recent gains against the Boko Haram in Nigeria, many of those who fled the group are still struggling.
2154 points by Al Jazeera English | Nigeria Chad Lake Chad Niger Internally displaced person Cameroon Refugee Borno State
North Carolina couple to help Jordan refugees
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Longtime youth pastor and activist Edward Walsh and his wife, Marian, a retired schoolteacher, will soon embark on a two-week trip to Amman, Jordan, where they will volunteer with a project that provides aid to the often-forgotten urban refugees displaced by the wars in Iraq and ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Displaced person Jordan Refugee Amman Syria Internally displaced person Iraq John Walsh
The UN has failed its peacekeepers in S Sudan
The Security Council needs to stop simply uttering condemnations and take decisive action by imposing the arms embargo.
890 points by Al Jazeera English | Second Sudanese Civil War Sudan Southern Sudan United Nations Internally displaced person Refugee Riek Machar United Nations Security Council