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Palestinian Refugees from Syria Seek Shelter in Lebanon

Mon, 2013-04-22 08:40
Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria seek shelter in overcrowded refugee camps of Lebanon. Recent ANERA survey shows dire living conditions.

NRC signs historic agreement with the African Union

Mon, 2013-04-22 07:57
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has signed a historic agreement with the African Union (AU). “We hope this strategic partnership agreement will strengthen both NRC’s and the AU's efforts towards helping displaced people in Africa”, says Toril Brekke, Acting Secretary General of NRC.

Aid agencies gear up to give long-term support to China’s quake-hit region

Mon, 2013-04-22 06:16
Aftershocks and rain hamper relief efforts and raise concerns about secondary disasters such as landslides and mudslides

Housing poverty turning into a headache for Eurasia

Mon, 2013-04-22 05:01
From 22 to 24 April 2013 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, the four organizers are holding the second Housing Forum: Europe and Central Asia. This time they are joined by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) as a fifth strategic partner, and to support the regional roll out of the UN Global Housing Strategy. The Forum will look at ways to address housing problems, develop affordable housing solutions for the poor on national and regional levels and bring together businesses and the public sector.

Families flee to stop Colombian rebels using children - UN

Mon, 2013-04-22 04:51
Colombia’s armed groups and criminal gangs are preying on children as young as 10 near schools, says UN