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UN refugee agency hands out aid to those uprooted from Mosul

By AP – Dec 05,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

Iraqis who fled the fighting between Iraqi security forces and the Daesh terror group militants settle at a camp for internally displaced people in Khazir, near Mosul, Iraq, on Monday (AFP photo) 250 more words

Asia

UNHCR discusses guidelines for future crisis

On the final day of the conference UNHCRs agenda was set on establishing guidelines for future crises. After some discussions on the roots and causes of refugee crises and proactive approaches a first working paper was introduced that was sponsored by the Russian Federation, Canada, Ukraine, China and France and also signed by six other states. 142 more words

Committees

UNHCR passes resolution living conditions in refugee camps.

A lot happenend in the second session of today. Even though having quite controversial negotiations UNHCR passes a draft resolution on improving the living conditions in refugee camps. 319 more words

Committees

Nifty’s 2016 Winter Giving Round-Up

As we head into the holiday season, as the days (in the northern hemisphere) get shorter and colder and the planet (due to recent current events perhaps) starts to look a little darker and a little scarier than it did before, many of us may find ourselves wondering how we can possibly make a little difference, do a little good, and put a little light back into the world. 837 more words

Politics

Week One Down

Wow – well a day down has morphed into a week down in the blink of an eye and it seems there is zero time to write when you’re in the full throes of life here. 778 more words

Greece

Big smooch from Obama to new UN Secretary General Guterres

Of course Obama would love him, they are both socialists who believe in distributing the world’s refugees throughout wealthy western countries.  (And redistributing your wealth to the third world!) 306 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program