Monday, March 31, 2014 - 09:18
The United Nations refugee agency today denounced as “scapegoating” the Kenyan Government’s decision earlier this week to order some 50,000 refugees, believed to be mostly Somalis, to report to two camps after a recent upsurge in violence in the region.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 09:37
Kenya has ordered all urban-based Somali refugees to move into designated camps in a bid to end attacks by militant Islamists.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 09:10
With around 1,000 South Sudanese refugees streaming into the Gambela Region of western Ethiopia every week, relief workers and agencies warn of an imminent humanitarian crisis as camps reach capacity and assistance is increasingly stretched.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 09:05
The United States is providing nearly $83 million in additional humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of people suffering more than three months of violence in South Sudan, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 09:03
Kenya on Tuesday ordered all Somali refugees living in urban areas to return to their camps in a bid to end attacks by Islamist militants carried out in retaliation for Kenya's intervention in neighboring Somalia.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:50
The refugees, who entered through illegal entry points along the Jordanian-Syrian border, included injured Syrians.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:59
“The Syrian refugee crisis will create a threat to all humanity at all levels,” Bassil responded in English to a reporter’s question during a news conference he held in Kuwait ahead of the Arab summit.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:33
The European Union is willing to provide financial compensation for Palestinian refugees and their descendants who renounce their “right of return” in a final peace deal with Israel, the EU’s ambassador to Israel indicated Monday, in what appears to be the first time a senior EU official publicly endorsed such an offer.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 08:09
Syrians constituted the largest group seeking asylum in industrialized countries in 2013 for the first time, the United Nations refugee agency said in a report released on Friday.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 00:00
PRM seeks proposals that fill critical gaps in humanitarian assistance and local integration support for particularly vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees, including women, Afro-Colombians, and indigenous populations.