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  1. More than 100 million now forcibly displaced: UNHCR report

    - UN News

    A staggering 100 million people have now been forced to flee their homes globally, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, highlighting worldwide food insecurity, the climate crisis, war in Ukraine and other emergencies from Africa to Afghanistan as leading causes.

  2. Despite Unspeakable Hardships, Migrants Keep One Billion People Alive

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jun 15 (IPS) - Here goes another fact: 230 million migrant workers are now a major life-saving source for up to one billion people starving in the world’s poorest communities, as well as a vital lifeline for the economy of their countries of origin.

  3. Hunger in Latin America: whole continent is on the move, warns WFP

    - UN News

    Ever greater numbers of vulnerable people are risking their lives on dangerous migration routes in Latin America, forced to move by the global food security crisis that’s been made worse by spiralling inflation linked to the war in Ukraine, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.

  4. Myanmar’s multidimensional crises have ‘deepened and expanded dramatically’

    - UN News

    The political crisis unleashed in Myanmar following the 1 February military coup last year, has “opened new frontlines that had long been at peace,” the UN Special Envoy told the General Assembly on Monday, noting that challenges in the country have “both deepened and expanded dramatically.”

  5. UK’s bid to export some refugees to Rwanda, ‘all wrong’, says UN refugee chief

    - UN News

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Monday dismissed the British Government’s proposal to process United Kingdom-bound asylum seekers in Rwanda, describing the offshore deal between the two countries announced in April, as “all wrong”.

  6. Refugees at risk: UN uncovers human trafficking at camp in Malawi

    - UN News

    The widespread exploitation of men, women, and children at a refugee camp in Malawi has been uncovered by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Malawian Police Service.

  7. From The Field: A ‘child of international solidarity’

    - UN News

    A story from UN News

    For three generations, Marsel Abdo’s family have been fleeing conflict, including the Syrian war and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  8. First Person: The South Sudanese refugee helping others through trauma

    - UN News

    Rose Mary Tiep, fled domestic abuse and the conflict in South Sudan five years ago. Today she is helping others through their trauma in an Ugandan refugee camp, as part of a UN-backed support programme.

  9. Mediterranean Sea journeys for migrants have grown more deadly: UNHCR

    - UN News

    Migrants who risk their lives to cross the Mediterranean to Europe on flimsy boats often piloted by people-smugglers, are at greater risk of dying now than for years, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

  10. An Open Borders World

    - Inter Press Service

    PORTLAND, USA, Jun 09 (IPS) - A world with open borders, as some strongly advocate while others insist on maintaining controlled borders, is an interesting exercise to consider given its potential consequences for nations, the planet's 8 billion human inhabitants, climate change, and the environment.

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