internally displaced people

Campaign to end gender-based violence in South Sudan

Weak law enforcement institutions and some traditional cultural practices hinder victims of gender-based violence in South Sudan from reporting these incidents to the authorities.

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Rule of law institutions can support sustainable peace in Darfur

The establishment of police stations and other rule of law institutions in Darfur could help internally displaced people (IDPs) to return to their homes.

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The people of South Sudan “are suffering”

The people of South Sudan “are suffering”; that’s according to Ellen Løj, the head of the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

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Nigerian city under pressure as displacement soars due to Boko Haram

The north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri has more than doubled in size due to displacement caused by the extremist Boko Haram group.

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Calls for an end to conflict in CAR as the country prepares to welcome the Pope

As the Central African Republic prepares for the visit of Pope Francis to Bangui this weekend, the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, is urging the country’s warring groups to be inspired by the visit to rebuild the nati

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UN Darfur mission likely to continue due to large number of displaced

The large number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Sudanese region of Darfur means that the UN mission there (UNAMID) is likely to continue.

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