UNHCR airlifts emergency relief to Algeria flood victims

UNHCR airlifts emergency relief to Algeria flood victims

TINDOUF, Algeria, Oct 30 (UNHCR)—The UN refugee agency has airlifted emergency aid including tents, blankets and plastic sheeting to distribute to as many as 11,000 refugee families at five camps in southwestern Algeria devastated by heavy rains and flooding....
Ongoing Myanmar conflict traps villagers in crossfire

Ongoing Myanmar conflict traps villagers in crossfire

MYITKYINA, Myanmar, Oct 28 (UNHCR)—Htoi Pan vividly recalls the moment when the fighter jets streaked across the sky over her village in northern Myanmar, piercing the calm of that late June morning. A former resident of Sumprabum in Kachin state, Htoi Pan, in her...

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