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UNHCR Applauds Austria and Germany as Refugees March Across Hungary
World  (tags: refugees, Nickelsdorf, Austria, Germany, UNHCR )

Judy
- 776 days ago - unhcr.org
It was a remarkable and unexpected display of refugee power - the power of the powerless.
Boatloads of Migrants Could Soon Be 'Floating Graveyard' on Southeast Asian Waters
World  (tags: migrant boats, Southeast Asia, Rohingya Muslims, OIM, UNHCR, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia )

Judy
- 888 days ago - ipsnews.net
"We don't have a flotilla to go out and help them, but there are plenty of countries in the region that do, and plenty of reasons for them to do it - if they don't, they'll be dealing with a floating graveyard soon, rather than a flotilla of ships."
Refugees Caught in Heavy Snow as Storms Lash Lebanon and Jordan
World  (tags: Weather, snow, cold, UNHCR, UN Agencies, middle-east, refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Gaza )

Evelyn
- 1015 days ago - unhcr.org
Lebanon's Bekaa Valley was blanketed in snow on Wednesday morning, cutting off roads and affecting tens of thousands of refugees - many of whom live in makeshift shelters in more than 850 informal settlements See video: http://youtu.be/ZcWE9HToCdY
Ukraine Displaced Facing Long Ordeal
World  (tags: Ukraine, displaced people, Donbas, United Nations High Commissioner for Ref, UNHCR, Luhansk People's Republic )

Dandelion
- 1167 days ago - aljazeera.com
Ukraine faces a worsening humanitarian crisis with 100,000 people being internally displaced as the conflict rages on.
Woman Alone - the Fight for Survival By Syria's Refugee Women
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, woman, middle-east, UNHCR, survival )

Evelyn
- 1176 days ago - womanalone.unhcr.org
Life for Syria's refugee women did not stop when they crossed the border; rather, it was the beginning of a new, deeply traumatic experience - filled with misery, anxiety, isolation and hardship. If it makes you uncomfortable to read it, it should."
Fleeing Syria, Palestinians Find Haven and Hardships in Egypt
World  (tags: Palestinians, Syria, refugees, camps, war, Egypt, Visas, UN Works and Relief Agency (UNWRA), UNHCR, Right To Return )

Angelika
- 1676 days ago - egyptindependent.com
Palestinian-Syrian families, all males under 18 and females of all ages can enter the country without a visa, but generally receive only a two-week to one-month visa, rather than the three months granted to other Syrians
Camp Leaders Are Doing It for Themselves
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, Somalia, camps, manage, violence, internally displaced people, IDPs, remote area, UNHCR, volunteers, temporary shelter, committee, on their own, aid agancy )

Naoko
- 2764 days ago - irinnews.org
Managing camps for displaced people is usually a complex business involving aid agencies, governments and elaborate coordination mechanisms. Not in Somalia, however, where years of violence have forced hundreds of thousands of people to take refuge in
Refugee News Reporting Project Under Threat
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, humanitarian organization, information, control, access, Kenya, Kakuma refugee camp, KANERE, monopoly, Kakuma News Reflector, UNHCR, independent media )

Naoko
- 2772 days ago - pambazuka.org
In 2008 refugee journalists in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya, set up KANERE, a news reporting project 'to counter the monopoly of information enjoyed by humanitarian organisations that largely control access to and information about refugee camps."
Door Now Ajar for Burmese Refugees
World  (tags: humanrights, asylum seekers, Japan, Burma, Thailand, UNHCR, accept, re Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 2816 days ago - asahi.com
MAE SOT, Thailand -- Justice Ministry officials from Tokyo began interviewing asylum seekers from Myammer (Burma) on Tuesday about possible resettlement in Japan, a move that many people say long overdue.
   

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