humanitarian aid

Food barges reach displaced people in South Sudan

Barges carrying food have reached Malakal in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state bringing aid to thousands of people displaced by conflict.

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Syrian refugees recover following winter storm

Syrian refugees living in Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan are working to overcome the fall-out from a severe winter storm that hit the Middle East region last week.

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“Immense challenges” ahead for South Sudan

The number one challenge for the people of South Sudan is finding a sustainable peace agreement, according to a senior United Nations official.

The country has been mired in conflict for over a year, which has forced two million people to flee their homes.

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Syrian refugees in Jordan hit by winter storms

Hundreds of Syrian refugee families in Jordan are being affected by winter storms sweeping across the Middle East region, the UN Refugee Agency says.

The severe weather has caused damage to shelters and further disrupted life in the Za’atari camp in the North of the country.

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Syrian refugees tell story of being abandoned on “ghost ship”

A group of Syrians refugees has been speaking about the experience of being abandoned on a so-called ghost ship as they crossed the Mediterranean Sea.

The Ezadeen, a Sierra Leonean flagged cargo ship, was found adrift in the Mediterranean and taken to Italy at the beginning of January.

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Europe can no longer “ignore” dangerous sea crossing of migrants

Europe can no longer ignore the “worrying” situation regarding the crossing of the Mediterranean by migrants, a Spokesperson for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned.

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