Honduran crisis produces new caravan
A new caravan heading towards Mexico and the United States is reportedly set to leave San Pedro Sula in Honduras on Tuesday 15 January. “The large number of people expected to leave Central America is a true testimony to the desperate situation for children, women and men in this poor and violence affected region,” said Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Jan Egeland. “Instead of talking about a crisis at the US-Mexican border, North Americans must wake up and address the real humanitarian crisis in Central America".
Upsurge in violence in Rakhine State displaces thousands
Ongoing clashes between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar Military has displaced 4,500 people since early December.
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