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Burkina Faso

UN says more people have been displaced in renewed Violence in Burkina Faso

Armed attacks and insecurity in Burkina Faso have triggered a massive displacement of people, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

UN Agency Report Reveals That 300,000 Afghans are Displaced

More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...
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Study says more than 5.5 million people have been displaced by conflict in Africa

More than 5.5 million people have been internally displaced by conflict in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017, a new study released on Wednesday reveals. The report...
Biafra Crisis

Biafra Crisis: Yoruba land welcomes displaced Hausa, Igbo and Other Tribes

Resolution of the National Consultative Meeting of Oodua Republic Front Mapo – Hall Ibadan Wednesday 13th September 2017. · We have followed the activities of one...
IOM distributes hygiene kits in Damas, Syria last May 2017. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Over 600,000 Displaced Syrians Journey Back Home

Geneva – Between January and July 2017, 602,759 displaced Syrians returned home according to reports from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and implementing partners...

Nearly 840,000 remain displaced outside Mosul

The UN migration agency said Friday it estimates that 839,118 individuals (139,853 families) remain displaced following heavy fighting to retake the northern Iraqi city...
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Viewpoint: Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many Dead, Injured and Displaced

Authorities in London, England announced on June 19 that 79 deaths have been officially recorded resulting from a fire which quickly swept through the...
In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 and released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at the UNMISS compound in Bor, capital of Jonglei state, in South Sudan. Less than three years after its creation, the world's newest country is beginning to fracture along ethnic lines in violence that has killed hundreds of people and what could come next, some warn, is ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/UNMISS, Hailemichael Gebrekrstos)

UN seeks to raise over US$800 million for refugees, displaced people in Sudan in...

The United Nations asked the international community on Wednesday to donate 804 million U.S. dollars in 2017 for the displaced people and South Sudanese...
Yemen cholera epidemic in Sanaa

Viewpoint: Trump to Visit Saudi Arabia While Cholera Epidemic in Yemen Worsens

Thousands of people are suffering from cholera in Yemen as the Health Ministry of the National Salvation Government declared a state of emergency. Sanaa, the...

UN agencies step up efforts to help people displaced due to military offensive in...

As a result of the military offensive in the north Iraqi city of Mosul, there are now more than 50,000 people in the Qayarra...

250,000 people could be displaced from western Mosul

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday said as many as 250,000 people could be forced to flee west Mosul. "We're extremely...

Fire Guts Down Compound House in Zogbeli – Tamale

Fire on Sunday afternoon at Zogbeli in Tamale completely  razed down  a nine-room compound house  a trader reducing to ashes nearly 200 bags of...
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Germany’s Apology for Namibia Genocide

There are numerous efforts taking place internationally aimed at strengthening economic and political links with African nation-states. From the People’s Republic of China and...
AFP / Ameer Alhalbi Shelling and air raids in Aleppo over the past week have killed more than 230 civilians and pushed a landmark February 27 ceasefire to the verge of collapse

Displaced Syrians happy to learn victory of Aleppo

Ahmad Aboul Nour, who was displaced from Aleppo to southern Lebanon five years ago, is happy to learn the victory of the Syrian army...
Huge waves brought by super typhoon Soudelor hit a rider on the coast in Wenling City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 8, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Xuejun)

Over 6,000 Filipinos displaced on Christmas Day due to typhoon

More than 6,000 people have been displaced as typhoon Nock-ten battered parts of the Philippines, authorities said Sunday. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin...
Kurdish Peshmerga forces ride on military vehicles on the southeast of Mosul, Iraq, August 14, 2016. (Reuters photo)

UN Relief Side Estimates Displaced Iraqis At 9,000

"The majority of displaced people so far are sheltering in host communities," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here. "All...

Thousands Rendered Homeless in N/R Floods

One person is reported to have died in the floods. The rains, which lasted hours on Sunday, submerged areas such as Gumani, Asawaba, Sagnarigu-Kukuo, Jisonayili...

10,000 Fukushima children displaced after nuclear calamity

A survey conducted by prefectural officials in Fukushima showed Thursday that in the wake of the nuclear disaster that began almost five years ago...

Sudan’s Darfur displaced 38,000 civilians get support

"The United Nations and partners have distributed food relief and other humanitarian aid to the 38,000 civilians, the vast majority women and children -...

UN Offers Food Relief To Displaced Civilians In Sudan

"The United Nations and partners have distributed food relief and other humanitarian aid to the 38,000 civilians, the vast majority women and children -...

UN urges new approach to support displaced Somalis

The UN Secretary-General's Representative on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin said durable solution for displaced Somalis was necessary for the...

Supply routes for aid in Aleppo cut

The humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly, the ICRC added, with water supplies to Aleppo city cut. The Syrian government is attempting to recapture rebel-held parts...
Oti Boateng Senior High School

Fire Disaster Renders OBOSS Students Homeless

The fire raze down the two room boy’s dormitory, where most of the form two students are housed, as well as a few form...
Kenya

Kenya steps up patrols as clash displaces 300 people

The latest conflict occurred along the Narok-Nakuru border in the Rift Valley region. Tension built up from Wednesday, when two herdsmen were killed during...

Rains: 30 houses collapse, 400 people displaced in Ajumako

More than 400 residents in four communities in the Ajumako Enyan-Essiam District of the Central Region have been displaced, following a two-day torrential rains...
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War of aggression leaves many dead, injured, displaced

By AbayomiAzikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Although Riyadh backed by the United States State Department announced a pause last week in the bombing of Yemen,...

UN mission seeks more aid for Iraq?s displaced

Iraqi security forces on Sunday continued their battles against the Islamic State (IS) militants in the provinces of Salahudin and Anbar, as the UN...
Boko Haram

1 million Persons Displaced Since Boko Haram

In the wake of mounting violence by the Boko Haram insurgency, Nigeria?s displaced population may be close to a million, according to IOM. Unless...
National Union of Teachers NUT

34,000 teachers currently displaced across borno state

From. Sadiq abubakar Maiduguri The State Chairman of National Union of Teachers NUT Borno State Comrade Bulama Abiso has disclosed that no fewer than 34,000...
The file photo shows a girl in a refugee camp for Kashmiri villagers.

India-Pakistan Border Clash Victims Reluctant To Return Home

Thousands of villagers displaced by border clashes between India and Pakistan in Indian-administered Kashmir are reluctant to return home as deadly skirmishes continue along...