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Number of internally displaced in Libya doubles since September

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Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Libya The number of IDPs has almost doubled from an estimated 230,000 last September to more than 434,000 amid escalating fighting this year in different areas, says UNHCR.This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 30 June 2015, at the Palais des Nat

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Millions of children in war-torn Yemen at risk of disease and malnutrition

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Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Yemen According to UNICEF, the interruption in vaccination services is putting an estimated 2.6 million children aged under 15 at risk of contracting measles – a potentially fatal disease. Sana’a, 30 June 2015 – The ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country’s health system, and exposing millions of children to the threat of pr

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Latest Global Emergency Overview highlights humanitarian crises in Burundi, South Sudan and Nigeria

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Source: Assessment Capacities Project Country: Afghanistan, Angola, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Haiti, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, occupied Palestinian t

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Iraqi IDPs caught between a rock and a hard place as displacement crisis deepens

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Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Iraq A new IDMC report highlights that as in previous conflicts, civilians have been directly targeted by all warring parties and continue to constitute the majority of casualties. As of June 2015, at least 3.1 million people had been displaced by conflict in Iraq since January 2014 and 8.2 million were in need of humanitarian assistance. A

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Guatemala solicita apoyo internacional para enfrentar efectos de la canícula

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Source: Government of Guatemala Country: Guatemala El Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) ofreció dar asistencia alimentaria a 20.000 familias en los departamentos de Quiché, Jalapa, San Marcos y Huehuetenango.Written by Mildred Morales Guatemala, 30 jun (AGN).- El vicepresidente de Guatemala, Alejandro Maldonado, solicitó hoy el apoyo de organismos nacionales e internacionales para enfrentar l

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The spotlight is gone, but the crisis continues in CAR

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Source: Refugees International Country: Central African Republic Areas of volatility have simply shifted as rebel groups and militias relocate. Some places that were once calm are now the scenes of massive population movements. The civil conflict that has engulfed the Central African Republic for more than two years has displaced nearly a quarter of the 4.6 million population, both internally and

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Cholera eradication in Haiti will take ‘some years,’ says outgoing UN coordinator

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Source: UN News Service Country: Haiti While some 16,000 new cases have been reported so far this year, the disease is now under control but it will not be eradicated unless improving water and sanitation are given a higher priority.30 June 2015 – While some 16,000 new cases of cholera have been reported in Haiti so far this year, the disease is now under control but it will not be eradicated unl

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At least two in three Syrian refugees in Jordan live in poverty: CARE report

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Source: CARE Country: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic Syrian refugees in Jordan continue to face immense and increasing challenges leading to grave concerns about their vulnerability and protection, says a new study from CARE Intl. New CARE Study: Evidence of worsening conditions as Syrian refugees in Jordan run out of resources Amman, Jordan (30 June, 2015) - Aid agency CARE International releases

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