Category: PEOPLE IN CRISIS

Typhoon Nock- 380,000 people forced from their homes – BBC News

Powerful typhoon Nock-Ten has killed at least four people after making its way through the Philippines, officials say.Despite initial fears, the heavily-populated capital, Manila, was spared by the storm, which had winds of up to 120 km/h (74 mph).Nock-Ten brought down trees and power lines, and forced more than 380,000 people out of their homes.Authorities […]

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Nigeria: Over 1.7 Million Nigerians Still Displaced in the North – allAfrica.com

Over 1.7 million Nigerians are still living as internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 12 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), a document obtained by LEADERSHIP Weekend has revealed.According to a Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programme that began operation in July 2014 by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the National […]

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700,000 civilians trapped in besieged locations in Syria – CCTV

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Over 3 million are displaced by violence in South Sudan | Radio Tamazuj

The number of South Sudanese displaced by violence has reached more than 3 million people (a quarter of the population), the International Organization for Migration reported. “As the crisis in South Sudan enters its fourth year, the total number of civilians displaced has reached more than 3 million people,” IOM South Sudan said in a […]

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300,000 Burundian refugees stranded in Tanzanian camps – France 24

More than 300,000 refugees have fled Burundi since the start of political turmoil last year, many of them stranded in sprawling camps in neighbouring countries. FRANCE 24’s reporters visited the Nduta camp in Tanzania.Burundi was plunged into crisis in April 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza ran for a third term in power, despite a constitutional […]

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