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Date: June 26, 2017; Source: Aalborg University; Summary: students have developed "SolarSack" for inexpensive and environmentally friendly water purification.
With the backing of Muslim community leaders and clerics, the group is reaching out initially to Muslim children to prepare a 'care package' for Syrians (living in refugee camps in Jordan), Sudanese (in South Sudan) and Kashmiri refugee children living ...

US President Donald Trump has issued an "Executive Order" cutting by more than half the number of Congolese refugees from Tanzanian camps, seeking ...
Fugia is only 15 but she has great ambition. Her dream is to become a doctor and she believes that getting an education is the only way to achieve it.
rebels fighting the South Sudan government in the southern parts of the country are recruiting fresh fighters from among refugees in different camps in northern Uganda, The Observer has learnt.
According to its organizers at the Varkey Foundation, this is the world's first satellite-enabled live two-way interactive distance-learning program for children living in refugee camps. "The Ampain primary school has been fitted with a satellite dish ...

He said they advise local communities on how to fight location of such refugee camps in their communities. He noted that that if this is the plan, the community may find it easier to fight it under Donald Trump's administration than former President ...
ADVANCE FOR JUNE 24-25 AND THEREAFTER - In a Monday, June 12, 2017 photo, Dr. Yeng Her, a Hmong-American who has received a MD-PhD, reflects on a life journey which took him from the refugee camps of Thailand as a child to a doctoral degree ...
Amid ragging violence for years and dearth of resources, the passionate Afghans with their high spirit have made it to the premier arena of world class cricket.
The North West Islamic Association are currently appealing for clothes donations to help Syrian refugees living in refugee camps. The group are collecting the clothes on Monday morning at their premises in Hyde Business Park, Pennyburn. A spokesperson ...
Mastercard and Western Union explore digital model for refugee camps - Mastercard - "Mastercard and Western Union examined the needs, challenges and opportunities for refugees and their host communities at two settlement camps in northwestern ...
A YEAR ago today, Britain ignored the advice of its leaders and instructed them to withdraw from the EU. For once, the phrase "against all odds" is exactly correct.
Accra, June 22, GNA - A total of 41 cases of sexual and gender based violence were reported in all four refugee camps scattered in Ghana in 2016, a figure being the highest recorded so far, indicating an increase in such violence.
The Safron, the sources added, had agreed that the refugee camps in Khaki, Sheikhabad and Ichrian would be relocated to somewhere else in the district.
MANSEHRA: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government with the financial assistance of Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (Safron) would relocate three Afghan refugee camps, coming in the way of Hazara motorway, in Mansehra. The motorway is being built ...
Amina Osman, a refugee in Nakivale refugee camp in Isingiro district, Southwestern Uganda has asked government and development partners to put measures in place to address the challenge of rape in refugee camps. Currently Uganda is home to over 1.2 ...
On a dirt path that passes for a street in a Kenyan refugee camp, a merchant sells grains he bought from a local farmer outside the settlement.

Desperate Rohingya seek new escape routes from Bangladesh refugee camps. A Rohingya refugee sitting near a house destroyed by cyclone Mora in a camp in the Cox's Bazar on May 31.
Benjamin Watson - best known as the tight end for the Baltimore Ravens - is a father of five children and a religious man. He has also recently become an advocate for Syrian refugees, after visiting a camp in Lebanon with a group of pastors in May ...
David Miliband, the president of the International Rescue Committee, speaks to Rachel Martin about the need for more aid but also a lasting political solution with U.S.
For the past two years, the brand has supplied these items to more than 500 children in refugee camps and to asylum seekers in the UK who have fled from war and conflict.
In honor of World refugee Day on June 20, 2017, Refugee Assistance Partners NJ (RAP) will host a public screening of the film, "Warehoused.
Reportedly 12 people died and 330 people were infected with cholera in both El Gedaref and Um Garkur refugee camps. Three people died of cholera in Northern state and 23 others were infected with cholera in both El Bargeig and El Mahas areas.
A powerful documentary that follows the life of a Kurdish family from Kobani into the refugee camps on Syrian-Turkish border had its West Coast Premiere in ...
Los Angeles, United States (Kurdistan24) - An illuminating documentary that follows the life of a Kurdish family from Kobani into the refugee camps on Syrian-Turkish border had its West Coast Premiere in June. Berxwedan Jiyane, Kurdish for Resistance ...
Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas inaugurated two new refugee camps in Serres and Drama describing them as "decent camps for dignified people.
LWR has been working in South Sudan since 2012 in refugee camps and the communities that host them in Unity and Upper Nile states.
Mohammad Malas' book, The Dream: A Diary of a Film, was not, when it was written, meant to be a time capsule, documenting the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon at a disastrous turning point. Malas, a Syrian filmmaker, traveled to Lebanon in the ...
Europe's refugees face harassment and persecution even in the camps that are meant to protect them, a conference at Brussels' European Parliament heard last week.
Jill Biden, the former second lady of the United States, on Thursday urged Greece to do more to protect the rights of refugee children during a visit to migrant facilities on the island of Chios.
Mott MacDonald hopes that its five- step plan will help ease the global refugee crisis. RELATED ARTICLES: Mott MacDonald makes advisory services appointment | Mott MacDonald veteran appointed managing director | Mott MacDonald and DHI Group sign ...
More than 700,000 people live in refugee camps in Iraq after fleeing Daesh terror and military operations, Iraq's Minister of Migration and Displacement Jassim Mohammed al-Jaff said Wednesday.
The demand for energy in refugee camps has direct effects on the forests of Rwanda and the environment in general. refugees being part of the Rwandan community now, they are reminded to be concerned with the environmental protection as well.
The Nuba are now seeking sanctuary in refugee camps in Uganda, but they are far from the only ones. Indeed, hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese civilians have been flooding across the South Sudanese and Ugandan border over the past several ...
About 366 new refugees are arriving daily and are in three refugee camps hosted by the Tanzania government. About 250,000 refugees are living there now.
Many of these groups have also made their way into some of the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. The largest and most crowded refugee camp in Lebanon, Ain al-Hilweh, is home to over 120,000 refugees.
"The Palestinian revolution turned them from refugee camps into camps to oppose the Israeli occupation. When the camps were transformed from refugee camps to military camps, some of the Palestinian youth joined bases. I joined one around 1969, 1970," ...
Washington, DC - refugee camps in East Africa have swelled to the size of American cities, overflowing with starving children and displaced families and growing by the thousands every day, said U.S.
Over seven months, he visited 14 countries in the Middle East and Europe, from the refugee camps of Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan to the beaches of Greece, to tell the stories of the individuals and families forced to flee their homes.
The powerful storm, which prompted authorities to sound the highest level of alert, made landfall around 6 a.m.in Kutubdia, near the fishing port of Cox's Bazar, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department said.
Many of them have fled their homes and are living in refugee camps and other temporary facilities. Others live surrounded by fighting.
Violence also erupted earlier this month in Doro Camp, one of four refugee camps predominantly hosting Sudanese refugees from Blue Nile State.
refugee camps return within sight of flattened Calais Jungle. HUNDREDS of migrants scrambling to reach Britain this summer have set up new camps at Calais, the Daily Express can reveal today.
Nairobi, June 1 (Xinhua) -- The International Organization For Migration (IOM) said Thursday it is investigating alleged misconduct in both Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps in northern Kenya. The migration agency said both investigations are complex ...
cyclone Mora destroyed thousands of makeshift homes and refugee camps housing Muslim Rohingya refugees on Wednesday in Bangladesh.
In the Netherlands, asylum-seekers often lingered in refugee camps for up to 18 months awaiting a decision on their applications.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a tropical cyclone that tore through southern Bangladesh has left thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees in ruined camps.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya, the Muslim minority community from Buddhist-majority Myanmar, have fled to Bangladesh in recent years, where they live in official and makeshift refugee camps. The numbers have swelled since 2012, and in October ...
Bangladesh has evacuated at least 350,000 people with cyclone Mora lashing coastal areas and causing havoc in refugee camps set up for Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in neighbouring Myanmar. Mora struck the island of Saint Martin and ...


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