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Feeding Myanmar’s refugees

Nov 18,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Michael Dunford

The Rohingya refugee camp in the Bangladeshi port city of Cox’s Bazar is a sea of metal roofs as far as the eye can see, shimmering under an unrelenting sun. 510 more words


Second wave of refugees will sweep Europe, says UN food chief

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 16:44

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Refugees seeking reunification in Germany announce hunger strike during a protest opposite the parliament building in Athens © Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters… 340 more words

Middle East

South Korea Contributes US$1.5 Million To WFP To Help Syrian Refugees

South Korea has contributed US$1.5 million to the World Food Programme’s efforts to help Syrian refugees in Iraq, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported the UN organisation’s Seoul office as saying Friday. 68 more words

The perennial President - Political and Humanitarian crisis in DRC


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The ‘mineral-rich’ second largest African nation of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is also one of the world’s poorest nations. 1,014 more words

International Criminal Law

Liar, Liar

Lying is a serious sin. This was taught at a tender age, sometimes with the help of fable and sometimes through mild scolding for telling a lie . 947 more words


Blockchain Space Shared Stage With Government Officials And International

The US State Department facilitated the Blockchain@State Forum in Washington, DC, which highlighted speakers and participants from the US government, private segment blockchain firms, and the global guide group. 416 more words


UN plans food aid for up to 700,000 Rohingya -- Bangladesh needs "massive international assistance"


© AFP | A young Rohingya refugee pumps water at a refugee camp in Bangladesh

COX’S BAZAR (BANGLADESH) (AFP) – The UN has drawn up a contingency plan to feed up to 700,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar after some 480,000 fled to Bangladesh over the past month and arrivals continue.A senior official from the UN’s World Food Program (WFP) told AFP they were now prepared to provide massive food and other emergency aid if the influx continues in coming weeks. 277 more words