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Cars in Jilazun refugee camp torched and vandalized

Cars in Jilazun refugee camp torched and vandalized A Palestinian vehicle was torched and vandalized Tuesday night in the Jilazun refugee camp north of Ramallah. The slogans “Death to the Enemy,” “Migron price tag,” “Revenge on the Arabs,” and “Freedom for the homeland,” were spray-painted on walls … Read more on The Times of Israel […]

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Jordan police say probing Syria refugee fire death AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian officials say they are investigating the death of a Syrian refugee who died in a fire in Jordan's first refugee camp — the first such incident at the tent city. The man, who was not identified, died on Monday morning … Read […]

Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Rooftops

Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Rooftops Cramped conditions in the Dheisheh refugee camp of Bethlehem mean that any space – nevermind green space – is difficult to come by. The streets are narrow, families live in small homes and parks and large gardens are unheard of. That, however, hasn't … Read more on Green […]

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Funding Crisis Threatens World's Largest Refugee Camp Several international aid groups working in Kenya are warning that a critical funding shortage is threatening tens of thousands of lives at the world's largest refugee camp. The group of eight aid agencies, including Oxfam and Save the Children, said … Read more on Voice of America (blog) […]

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Yida refugee camp swells to 60000 North Sudanese Photos and text by Paula Bronstein / Getty Images The Yida refugee camp in South Sudan has swollen to nearly 60000 as refugees flee from South Kordofan in North Sudan. Refugees are arriving at 300-600 a day, some walking five days and some walking … Read more […]

Child Friendly Program Provides New DRC Refugee Camp

Child Friendly Program Provides New DRC Refugee Camp allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience. Read more on AllAfrica.com Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars As their name implies, the core of this amazing band was formed in a Guinean refugee camp during Sierra Leone’s civil war of the Nineties. Since returning … Read more […]

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Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camp Unable to Accomodate the Growing Need But even at Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee settlement comprised of three separate camps and now home to almost 400000 Somalis, there is not enough space or supplies to meet the growing demand. People wait with bags in a food queue at the. … Read […]

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new10 ways Canadian aid money is being spent in East Africa Care Canada: $ 3.75 million to reach severely malnourished children under five and pregnant or lactating women, including in the Dadaab refugee camp. Also providing drinking water and physical security for the camp. Action Contre La Faim: $ 2.35 million … Read more on […]

UNHCR readies for transfer of Somali refugees to new camp areas

Tents and infrastructure put in place at the Kambioos camp in Kenya as UNHCR moves more Somali refugees into another section of Dadaab. UNHCR | The UN Refugee Agency

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Somali mother sends children back to famine as camps overflow A newly arrived Somali refugee collects non-consumable welfare items from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) compound at Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border August 3, 2011. … Read more on Reuters Floods in Northern Thailand Hit […]