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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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Source: Pakistan Daily Times

Monday, June 14, 2010

BAGHDAD: Suicide bombers and gunmen in military uniform killed 15 people on Sunday in an unprecedented attack on the Iraq Central Bank in Baghdad that sparked a firefight with security forces. (more…)

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Philippines: hoping for a better life despite election fears

Although most displaced people in Central Mindanao have returned to their homes over the past year, thousands have yet to do so. The ICRC has been providing assistance for them in accordance with their needs. This is an update on these and other ICRC activities in the Philippines. (more…)

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BAGHDAD, 21 July 2009 (IRIN) – Displaced Iraqi women are reluctant to return home, despite relatively improved security in the country and the tough conditions in camps, because of continuing uncertainties, says an NGO advocating for displaced people. (more…)

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By UN News Centre

Although the devastating Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip against Hamas came to an end three months ago, life for Gazans remains extremely difficult, the United Nations humanitarian chief has stressed.

The three-week offensive Israel launched late last December, with the stated aim of ending rocket attacks by Hamas and other groups, killed at least 1,300 Palestinians and injured some 5,000 others. The heavy bombardment and fighting also reduced homes, schools, hospitals and marketplaces to rubble.

“For the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip to improve, lifesaving assistance must be decoupled from the security and political agendas,” said John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs.

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By ABC Premium News

Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan have hit record highs this year with hundreds of civilians killed, including 19 aid workers, and spreading insecurity that has hampered relief work, aid groups say.

Unrest had spread to once stable areas and welfare agencies were forced to scale back aid delivery even as drought and food price hikes put millions of people in difficulty, the Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR) said. (more…)

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