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UN; Date: 05 Apr 2011

UN Women Executive Director Ms. Michelle Bachelet has raised concerns over insecurity facing Somali women and girls in refugee camps in Kenya. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 5 April 2011 (IRIN)

Just when he thought he had found sanctuary in Kenya, Hassan Abdulle, 43, says he was ordered by security officials there to cross the nearby border back into the battle-scarred Somali town of Bulo Hawo. (more…)

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation; Written By:Rose Kamau/Agencies,

Posted: Sun, Apr 03, 2011

The heads of three United Nations agencies on Sunday expressed concern over the living conditions of more than 314,000 Somali refugees at three camps in Dadaab in northeastern Kenya. (more…)

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RAMALLAH, 7 February 2011 (IRIN) – Possible regime change in Egypt, sparked by mass popular protests against President Hosni Mubarak since 25 January, could usher in a new leadership not as committed to maintaining the Gaza blockade, observers say. (more…)

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Relevant article documenting the continuing plight of Georgian IDP’s (Internally Displaced Person’s) even in the aftermath of 2008 war…

Article by Caitlin Ryan and Lasha Gogidz;
Transparency International

24 January 2011

The current evictions of IDPs in Tbilisi have dominated recent news, with ongoing protests and some opposition parties taking up the cause célèbre. The public perception is that the evictions are fundamentally unfair, yet most of the information available about this process does little to explain what is really happening. The government has not done much to clarify the issues either. As a result, the complex problems of a vulnerable group are politicized, generalized and misunderstood. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 24 January 2011 (IRIN) – Fleeing Somalia may mean an end to dodging bullets and living in fear, but for many Somalis who manage to cross the border into Kenya, it is also the start of a long and difficult journey as a refugee. (more…)

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Source: Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
Date: 03 Aug 2010

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) calls upon the government in the Gaza Strip to investigate the circumstances of an explosion that occurred in Deir al-Balah refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, which left 58 injuries, including 13 children and 9 women, 7 houses uninhabitable and 30 others damaged. PCHR calls further for publishing the results of such investigations. (more…)

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