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  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Sudan as Ethiopian arrivals cross 43,000
    Countries: Ethiopia, Sudan Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees In eastern Sudan, UNHCR continues to ramp up its relief effort together with Sudan’s Commission on Refugees and local authorities amidst complex logistical challenges. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-11-27
  • A dispatch from West Tigray and North Amhara
    Article | We traveled as a team of six people to North of Amhara and West Tigray by car, a journey that takes about three days to make. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-11-27
  • Children forced to live among unexploded bombs and rubble after Iraq camp closures strand thousands
    Country: Iraq Source: Save the Children Save the Children spoke to parents who had been forced to leave the camps. They told harrowing accounts of finding unexploded bombs and corpses in buildings and under rubble in areas they now ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-11-26
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Sudan as new refugee arrivals cross 43,000
    The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, is visiting Khartoum as the country receives a growing number of refugees from Ethiopia. Since the start of fighting in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-11-26
  • UNDRR announcement: Fake recruitment offers
    UNDRR has been facing a large recruitment scam for the past year which resulted in a number of potential candidates being contacted and offered a fake position. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-11-26
  • Humanitarian actors seek US$168 million to support 1.9 million conflict-affected people in eastern Ukraine
    Country: Ukraine Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs The 2021 Humanitarian Response Plan lays out how more than 120 partners aim to assist the most vulnerable people in addition to the efforts already being undertaken ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-11-26
  • World: WHO urges African countries to ramp up readiness for COVID-19 vaccination drive
    Country: World Source: World Health Organization An analysis finds that based on the self-reports by African countries, the region has an average score of 33% readiness for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, which is well below the desired benchmark of 80%. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-11-26
  • Southern Africa: ICRC's Activities in Favour of Migrants
    Publication | The Pretoria Regional Delegation's latest newsletter on activities in favour of migrants in southern Africa. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-11-26
  • Missing Persons and their families in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Kosovo
    Article | The Road Map - two years laterIn July 2018, the ICRC officially launched its five-year strategy pertaining to 10,281 persons still missing as a consequence of the armed conflicts in the Western Balkans (WB) in the 1990s. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-11-26
  • Ethiopians desperate for news of family as refugee numbers surge
    Countries: Ethiopia, Sudan Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees More than 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the Tigray crisis into eastern Sudan, with no sign of a let-up in new arrivals. Many anxiously hope to be reunited with their families. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-11-26