Category: PEOPLE IN CRISIS

Puerto Rico – A reminder of how close we are to the dark ages

A study conducted Dec. 11 by a group of local engineers estimated roughly 50 percent of the island’s 3.3 million people remained without power. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has said it likely won’t be until May that all of Puerto Rico is electrified. Source: Dark, desperate life without power in Puerto Rico

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1 million Venezuelans flee to Peru, other Latin American countries

Source: Venezuela crisis: Venezuelans flee to Peru, other Latin American countries

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Millions ‘could starve in Congo province’

Source: Millions ‘could starve in Congo province’

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Bangladesh’s mega 800,000 refugee camp plan 

Source: Bangladesh’s mega refugee camp plan ‘dangerous’: UN official

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Rohingya crisis: Drone shows huge refugee camps – BBC News

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90,000 Rohingya Muslims flee as more than 2,600 houses burned in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Source: Rohingya Muslims flee as more than 2,600 houses burned in Myanmar’s Rakhine

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More than one million Syrian refugees have flooded into Lebanon – AFP

Source: Rising anti-refugee sentiment stirs concern in Lebanon

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Almost 1.6 million people displaced — Ukrinform News

Source: Almost 1.6 million IDPs officially registered in Ukraine – 11.07.2017 10:53 — Ukrinform News

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China floods: More than a million evacuated – BBC News

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South Sudan’s million-strong refugee crisis

Source: South Sudan’s million-strong refugee crisis is a test for the World Bank

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