Tagged: internally displaced people

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Renewed violence in eastern DRC has forced some 250,000 people to flee their homes since August 2008. Credit: Darren Fletcher/The Sun

International leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, this weekend should take immediate action to protect civilians who are at severe risk in eastern Congo, ten human rights and humanitarian agencies, said today.

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Renewed combat in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has caused a drastic deterioration in the humanitarian situation and immense suffering for civilians, the Congo Advocacy Coalition, a group of 83 aid agencies and human rights groups, said today.

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Kampala Uganda: A new report from international agency Oxfam today warns that northern Uganda risks another humanitarian crisis unless adequate social and health services are urgently put in place to help people returning home following 20 years of conflict.

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More than one million people have sought refuge in over 150 relief camps after floods in Bihar swept away their homes. Credit: Oxfam

Efforts to tackle the devastating floods in north east India that have affected over 2.7 million people must be increased urgently to avert a secondary disaster due to disease, warns international agency Oxfam today.

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International aid agency Oxfam International will begin distributing medical supplies to hospitals and blankets and other essential items to those displaced by the recent fighting in Georgia.

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