Urgent need for improved hygiene facilities to combat cholera outbreaks
The number of people who have been affected by cholera in northeast Nigeria has increased to 10,000. The disease is spreading quickly in congested displacement camps with limited access to proper sanitation facilities, warned the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).
International neglect of Central African Republic will lead to new catastrophe
“The international response in the Central African Republic is a recipe for failure. The humanitarian and political neglect will throw the country back into renewed cycles of violence,” warned Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Jan Egeland, who is visiting the country.
Global displacement overview
Conflict, violence and drought forces millions to flee.Read more
The global displacement figures
Yet again, the scope of displacement and subsequent humanitarian crises is at an all-time high.Read more
Hundreds of thousands have fled from violence in Myanmar and AfghanistanRead more
Trump turns the screws on refugees.Read more
The Middle East
Civilians bear the brunt of international power playRead more
Refugees are meeting closed doorsRead more
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