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Diphtheria may be making a comeback in Bangladesh as at least 2,700 cases of patients suspected to be infected with the bacteria-borne disease have been reported at the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. "So far, 2,700 diphtheria infected people have been identified; of them, 27 patients, ...
However, what matters here is the message of temporariness that refugee camps convey: that Syrian refugees, unlike previous groups of forced migrants who found a safe haven in Jordan and became the very social fabric of the young nation-state, will not remain in the country; that as soon as it is possible ...

Rohingya women fleeing the military attacks in Myanmar have told countless tales of horror at the hands of soldiers. Now, living in massive refugee camps, they must deal with the past traumas as well as face new risks. Steve Sandford speaks with experts in the camps on what's being done to aid those ...
Already vulnerable people are most at risk, particularly those living in favelas, informal settlements and refugee camps where drainage is poor or non-existent. I am a drainage expert and have seen the problem first-hand in South Africa, South America and Asia. The scale is huge: even in middle-income ...
Imagine a place where over half the population is under 18, and most of the adult population are women, many of whom have been raped at gunpoint. A place where everyone shares the recent trauma of fleeing their home with only the clothes on their back, witnessing family members being tortured, ...
'Welcome to prison': winter hits in one of Greece's worst refugee camps. Patience is running out on Lesbos, where thousands live in the packed Moria camp, but the government is finally taking action. Syrian children in front of their tent next to the Moria camp. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters.

China has started construction on a network of refugee camps along its 880-mile border with North Korea, quietly preparing for the mass exodus of refugees that the collapse of Kim Jong Un's regime could potentially cause. Detailed plans for the camps, intended to house thousands of migrants who might ...
Beijing -- A Chinese county along the border with North Korea is constructing refugee camps intended to house thousands of migrants fleeing a possible crisis on the Korean Peninsula, according to an internal document that appears to have been leaked from China's main state-owned ...
In Jordan, the UN and its partners have hooked up the first solar-powered refugee camps in the world - a test as to whether the international aid community can step beyond the emergency relief approach and provide sustainable solutions that benefit refugees, host communities, and the environment long ...
Most of the women we met in the Greek refugee camps did not want to talk in front of a camera. It took many hours of long conversations to make them feel safe enough to share a few things about themselves. Only some of them approached us spontaneously, willing to share their stories and talk about their ...
Rohingya women fleeing the military attacks in Myanmar have told countless tales of horror at the hands of soldiers. Now, living in massive refugee camps, they must deal with the past traumas as well as face new risks. Steve Sandford speaks with experts in the camps on what's being done to aid those ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- About 200 families returned to refugee camps in central Iraq's Salahudin province on Wednesday as attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants increased recently in neighboring Kirkuk province, an official told Xinhua. "The Tal al-Seibat refugee camp in northern part of the town of ...
Already vulnerable people are most at risk, particularly those living in favelas, informal settlements and refugee camps where drainage is poor or non-existent. I am a drainage expert and have seen the problem first-hand in South Africa, South America and Asia. The scale is huge: even in middle-income ...
Most of the women we met in the Greek refugee camps did not want to talk in front of a camera. It took many hours of long conversations to make them feel safe enough to share a few things about themselves. Only some of them approached us spontaneously, willing to share their stories and talk about their ...
Diphtheria spreads in Bangladesh's refugee camps. December 26, 2017. » Continue to this story on Vatican News. CWN Editor's Note: An estimated 650,000 Rohingya refugees have fled from Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link ...
The Refuge Executive Director Sammy Hudson with Rye Foundation President Warren Steen, right, and foundation board member Ingram Hedgepeth, left. The foundation has selected The Refuge as the recipient of the Ray Bryan Award. Loading… More Stories. Criticizing cleric, helping a student, building ...
A Rohingya Muslim woman holds onto a blanket and rests on the road after collecting aid at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh on Dec. 21, 2017. TORONTO -- Canada's special envoy on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar says it's hard to put the extent of the humanitarian crisis into words.

From The refugee camps, This Kashmiri Pandit Is Among Civil Services Toppers. Ms Pandita was just an infant when her family migrated to Jammu from Shopian after terrorism erupted there. They settled in a tent on the outskirts of Jammu after their ancestral home in the valley was burned down by ...
'Welcome to prison': winter hits in one of Greece's worst refugee camps. Patience is running out on Lesbos, where thousands live in the packed Moria camp, but the government is finally taking action. Syrian children in front of their tent next to the Moria camp. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters.
If your main worry about puddles is that you might absent-mindedly wander into one and get your feet wet, consider yourself lucky. Standing water can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other insects which can carry diseases such as Zika, dengue or Chikungunya, and therefore puddles represent a ...
Imagine a place where over half the population is under 18, and most of the adult population are women, many of whom have been raped at gunpoint. A place where everyone shares the recent trauma of fleeing their home with only the clothes on their back, witnessing family members being tortured, ...
But the road to her current success would not be an easy one, as Gatwech details in a new interview with Cosmopolitan. "rebels would try to rob us, and my mother would take all of us in one room, hold us, and lie on top of us to protect us," she told the mag of her time spent living in refugee camps.
refugee women stranded in camps in Greece have resorted to wearing adult nappies at night to prevent them from being sexually assaulted. Shocking conditions discovered by charity CARE International revealed how some women choose to wear a nappy rather than risk simply going to the toilet.
The Chinese government is planning to build refugee camps for North Korean defectors due to the situation within the China-North Korea border which has "intensified lately." China is prepping to build camps in five areas within Changbai, which could potentially house thousands of North Korean refugees.
Amid lack of hygiene and poor sanitation in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, a suspected diphtheria outbreak killed nine refugees and infected more than 700. Bangladesh's health services department said of the 700 refugees infected, 104, most of them children, had contracted the disease in the ...
China has started construction on a network of refugee camps along its 880-mile border with North Korea, quietly preparing for the mass exodus of refugees that the collapse of Kim Jong Un's regime could potentially cause. Detailed plans for the camps, intended to house thousands of migrants who might ...
Dr Charles Erik Haider examines seven-month-old Mahmoud Rohan, in Balukhali refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, southern Bangladesh. Thomson Reuters Foundation. While now safe from the threat of violence, many Rohingya children in Bangladesh refugee camps are facing malnutrition on what aid ...
Beijing -- A Chinese county along the border with North Korea is constructing refugee camps intended to house thousands of migrants fleeing a possible crisis on the Korean Peninsula, according to an internal document that appears to have been leaked from China's main state-owned ...
In Jordan, the UN and its partners have hooked up the first solar-powered refugee camps in the world - a test as to whether the international aid community can step beyond the emergency relief approach and provide sustainable solutions that benefit refugees, host communities, and the environment long ...
Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo says the security situation in the refugee camps in Nchelenge and along the border with the Democratic ... said screening of refugees has continued by security officers who have established a permanent presence at both the border and in the refugee camps.
More than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh in the last three months. There are now over 800,000 Rohingya living in two camps -- Kutupalong and Balukhali -- around Cox's Bazar in southern Bangladesh. Two satellite images show how much the camps have grown in ...
The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into local communities. "There will be a gradual transition from a camp-based protection model to supporting refugees directly within host communities," Zeynu Jemal, deputy ...
As foreign investment enhances development in Myanmar, refugees and IDPs on the border areas are facing the harsh reality of diminished aid from international donors groups. On the Thai-Myanmar border, refugees in the camp talk about the difficulties of surviving there, and the reality of going home for ...
The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into local communities. "There will be a gradual transition from a camp-based protection model to supporting refugees directly within host communities," Zeynu Jemal, deputy ...
European leaders should visit refugee camps in Ethiopia and Uganda to learn how to manage the stream of asylum seekers arriving on Italian, Greek and Spanish shores, an Irish aid worker has said. Mary T Murphy, originally from Cork, is refugee programme manager for the Goal aid agency's two refugee ...
Boston College students were given the opportunity to learn about the realities of life in refugee camps and gain the knowledge to become advocates for change at an event Wednesday entitled "Walk a Mile in My Shoes." The event was organized by a variety of on-campus organizations, such as BC ...
South Korean actor Jung Woo-sung will visit refugee camps for Rohingya people in Bangladesh early next month in the capacity of a national goodwill ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, said Artist Co., the actor's agency, on Wednesday. The actor's destination is Cox's ...
The Hon. DE BONHEUR Jeanne d'Arc, Minister of disaster Management and refugees, paid a courtesy call on Mugombwa (Gisagara District) and Kigeme (Nyamagabe District) refugee camps from 15th to 16th November, 2017 to engage implementing partners and refugees to discuss the later living ...
Meghan Markle was born in Los Angeles in August 1981, six days after the wedding of Prince Harry's parents 5,500 miles away in St Paul's Cathedral, London. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry give first television interview - as it happened. Follow all the reaction after Clarence House announced that the ...
Zarni, a Burmese human rights activist and academic, recently came back from spending two days in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh in early November, where he met with about two dozen survivors of the ethnic cleansing campaign against them by the Myanmar government. It is a campaign ...
Out of earshot of worshippers at his makeshift mosque in the sprawling Kutupalong refugee camp, the imam - a middle-aged man dressed in a white robe and prayer cap - begins to open up. "It's good that you interviewed me alone," he whispers, gesturing at a group of men standing outside. "There are ...
Two Rohingya children collecting water using manual water pump Saturday afternoon at Balukhali Camp, Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.
The next challenge for families will be to find space to build a makeshift home in the overcrowded refugee camps across the road.
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) attacked al-Arroub refugee camp and opened fire at the entrance of the camp north of Hebron on Sunday ...
Humanitarian agencies which are supporting refugees in Adjumani district have been asked to consider providing secondary education in ...
Sharya refugee camp in Northern Iraq was set up to shelter people fleeing ISIS. But it's also home to orphaned girls from unaffected parts of Iraq ...
... to leave home to relieve themselves or to manage their menstrual hygiene. Those in urban slums, rural areas and refugee camps are most at ...
... to leave home to relieve themselves or to manage their menstrual hygiene. Those in urban slums, rural areas and refugee camps are most at ...
A study of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh who fled the recent violence in Myanmar finds one third of all families are living in a vulnerable ...
More than 5 million Syrians have escaped their country, which has been torn apart by war since March, 2011. Many now live in refugee camps ...


 

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