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News in Brief 17 March 2017 (AM)

South Sudan refugee crisis “world’s fastest growing”: UN Refugee Agency

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Toll on refugee and migrant children continues to mount one year after EU-Turkey deal – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that one year after the Balkan border closures and the European Union-Turkey Statement, which were aimed at stopping mass migration flows, refugee and migrant children face greater risks of deportation, detention, exploitation and deprivation.

EU-UN cash transfer plan for education aims to reach 230,000 refugee children in Turkey

The European Union and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have launched a large-scale cash transfer project to increase the number of refugee children attending school in Turkey.

News in Brief 15 March 2017 (PM)

Peace in Syria is a “moral and political imperative”: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General has issued two “urgent” appeals to all parties involved in Syria’s civil war, as it enters its seventh year this week.

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News in Brief 10 March 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Mass destruction and killings linked to Turkey security operation

Details have been released of widespread destruction and death in Turkey during Government security operations against Kurdish separatists.

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Turkey: UN report details allegations of serious rights violations in country's southeast

The UN human rights office today published a report detailing allegations of massive destruction, killings and numerous other serious human rights violations committed between July 2015 and December 2016 in southeast Turkey.

News in Brief 6 March 2017 (AM)

Haiti recovery plan needs strong support

Countries are being urged to support a nearly US$3 billion plan to help Haiti recover from Hurricane Matthew, the deadly storm which hit the island nation last October.

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News in Brief 31 January 2017 (AM)

Airdrops to besieged Syrian city of Deir-ez-Zour resume: WFP

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New project empowers women refugees in Turkey

A new project to empower women in the refugee camps of Turkey has been launched by the UN’s Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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UN Gender Focus: violence against women, rural people and refugees in Turkey

UN project highlights cost of violence against women in Arab Region

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