mass displacement

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie wants to help Pakistan’s flood victims

August 18th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UNHCR Goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie has appealed to the public to donate generously for the flood victims of Pakistan. She also added that she is aware ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie Pleads for Help for Pakistan Flood Victims

August 18th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie, Goodwill Ambassador to the UN, is urging everyone to join together and aid over twenty million people who were devastated by the floods ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan violence mounts refugee crisis

June 16th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Osh (Kyrgyzstan)/Moscow, June 16 (DPA) Ethnic Kyrgyzs and Uzbeks clashed again overnight in fighting which included the use of grenades, the interim government said Wednesday, as the estimated refugee crisis in the ... Read more...

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Geneva Conventions needs urgent upgrading: ICRC

August 28th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Geneva Conventions, which bind 194 countries to basic humanitarian principles during armed conflicts, "remain relevant" even after 60 years of signing of the protocols but certain ... Read more...

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PML-N rules out any Sharif, Zardari meeting in near future

July 15th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 15 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is not optimistic about any talks between party president Nawaz Sharif and President Asif Ali Zardari in the near future.Speculations about a ... Read more...

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3.2 million rendered homeless by Nargis: study

May 15th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Cyclone Nargis rendered as many as 3.2 million Burmese homeless, according to geographic risk models developed by researchers. Relying on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), researchers calculated the likely ... Read more...

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3.2 million Burmese estimated to be affected by Cyclone Nargis

May 15th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Geographic risk models developed by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Lehman College in the US have estimated that as many as ... Read more...

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Pakistan to close largest Afghan refugee camp

March 1st, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 1 (Xinhua) Pakistan plans to shut down its biggest camp of Afghan refugees by April 15 and the affected Afghans may have to look for alternate camps or return to ... Read more...

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