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http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/308296/civilians-flee-village-clan-war-erupts-maguindanao

March 9, 2011, 11:55am

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Philippines (PNA) – A clan war has erupted in a remote village in Maguindanao sending more than 150 families fleeing, the military here said. (more…)

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http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2011/03/02/red-cross-drums-respect-civilians-conflicts-142729

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

THE International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) appeals for greater respect for civilians amid conflict situations that are not of their own doing.

The cycles of violence through the insurgency have been prevalent over the years across the country, and it has resulted in casualties and displacement, bringing havoc and fear to affected communities who are not even participants to the conflict. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 28 February 2011 (IRIN) – With aid groups having pulled out of camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) and more people fleeing violence in Mogadishu, the plight of IDPs is at its most extreme, say civil society sources and local aid workers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. (more…)

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War displaced people in Kabul slum cry for help

Xinhua

16/01/2011

No education, lack of food and winter clothes. In Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, hundreds of war displaced children and their families are crying for relief assistance from the government. (more…)

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Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs – Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)
Date: 22 Nov 2010

AMRAN, 22 November 2010 (IRIN)

Dozens of people have been reportedly killed and several injured in ongoing clashes between Houthi-led Shia rebels and pro-government tribesmen in Qutaber and Bani Awair districts in the northern Saada governorate.

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Fierce clashes in the Somali town of Beled Hawo on the Kenyan border have driven some 60,000 Somalis out of their homes over the past week. At least ten people have been killed in the clashes between Al-Shabaab and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa, a militia group allied to the transitional Somali government.

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Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Date: 08 Sep 2010

War Victims Monitor Editor’s Note: The following is an edited overview of the International Committee of the Red Cross initiatives for war-affected civilians in Colombia.

In the lead-up to Colombia’s presidential elections in May and June 2010, clashes intensified between the police and armed forces and the FARC in the south of the country, especially in Caquetá, Cauca, Guaviare, Huila and Nariño. Thousands of Colombians living in certain rural areas are facing the consequences of the armed conflict, including limited access to basic services such as medical care, education, water and sanitation. The ICRC is carrying out a large part of its work in the 25 rural areas worst hit by the armed conflict.

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