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IOM to take a lead in helping undocumented migrants expelled from Tanzania

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says it is planning to take a lead in helping thousands of undocumented migrants expelled from Tanzania.

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Floods displace over 18,000 people in South Sudan

Devastating floods have displaced more than 18,000 people with over 1,000 households in South Sudan.

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Aya’s life and future on hold

The Syrian war is well into its third year.

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Violence in Central African Republic displaces thousands of people

Thousands of people in the Central African Republic have fled to the international airport in the country’s capital Bangui to escape violence, according to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR).

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Spectre of chemical warfare has been raised in Syria:Ban Ki-Moon

The latest escalation of the conflict in Syria has raised the spectre of chemical warfare, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon told a press conference in The Hague on Wednesday.

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UN condemns killing of civilians in eastern DR Congo

M23 fighters move along the road towards Goma as Peacekeepers observed gathering of armed people North of the city [MONUSCO/Sylva

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Syrian exodus into Iraq continues

Syrian Refugees streaming into Kurdistan, Iraq.

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Snipers open fire on UN team in Syria

Snipers have opened fire on the convoy of UN inspectors heading to the sites of suspected chemical weapons use, according to the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

Gerry Adams report.

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A humanitarian lauded on World Humanitarian Day

Dr. Tererai Trent is a Zimbabwean-American woman who was born of poverty in a rural village in Zimbabwe. Her strong desire to have an education took her to the United States where she eventually got her Phd.

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Syria faces “the problem of a lost generation”: UNHCR

The ongoing conflict in Syria, which is now in its third year, is causing enormous suffering to the country’s children, say two United Nations agencies.

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