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EuroNews
Lake Chad Basin: thousands of children 'in danger of severe acute malnutrition'to have inflamed the situation in a region already regularly struck by epidemic
Lake Chad Basin: thousands of children 'in danger of severe acute malnutrition'
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
to have inflamed the situation in a region already regularly struck by epidemics, droughts and floods. UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards described the situation. “We have seen adults so exhausted that they are unable to move, children with... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Humanitarian disaster unfolding around Lake Chad: UNICEFBoko Haram. As the troops gain ground, the scale of the crisis has emerged. (SO
Humanitarian disaster unfolding around Lake Chad: UNICEF
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
Boko Haram. As the troops gain ground, the scale of the crisis has emerged. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SPOKESPERSON FOR UNHCR, ADRIAN EDWARDS SAYING: ''Now the unfolding situation in north-east Nigeria, where the advancing military campaign by... Read more
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EuroNews
Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held Mosulmilitary offensive there, is expected to be enormous. Up to 1.2 million people
Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held Mosul
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
military offensive there, is expected to be enormous. Up to 1.2 million people could be affected,” said UNHCR Spokesperson Adrian Edwards in a news briefing. The UN is said to be preparing for a major refugee exodus from Mosul once the fighting... Read more
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New Kerala
Iraq: UN refugee agency readies for massive displacement amid military offensive in Mosul - newkerala.com #109101additional camps. Already, in recent months, some 213,000 people have fled thei
Iraq: UN refugee agency readies for massive displacement amid military offensive in Mosul - newkerala.com #109101
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
additional camps. Already, in recent months, some 213,000 people have fled their homes in different parts of the country, Adrian Edwards, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told journalists at the... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. readies for refugee exodus from Iraq's Mosulsaid on Tuesday. "In Mosul we believe the displacement situation may be about
U.N. readies for refugee exodus from Iraq's Mosul
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
said on Tuesday. "In Mosul we believe the displacement situation may be about to dramatically worsen," UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told a briefing, saying the agency needed more land for camps. "The humanitarian impact of the military... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Economic downturn, Islamist attacks cause hunger to spread in Nigeria: UNfood supplies are close to running out. The aid agency warned of “pockets of wh
Economic downturn, Islamist attacks cause hunger to spread in Nigeria: UN
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
food supplies are close to running out. The aid agency warned of “pockets of what is close to a famine”. UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said on Friday the situation remains dangerous and volatile, following an attack on an aid convoy last month.... Read more
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New Kerala
Nigeria's military gains against Boko Haram uncover vast humanitarian needs - newkerala.com #107391months or years. While many areas are still beyond reach, in Borno and Yobe sta
Nigeria's military gains against Boko Haram uncover vast humanitarian needs - newkerala.com #107391
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
months or years. While many areas are still beyond reach, in Borno and Yobe states, the picture of suffering is shocking, Adrian Edwards, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told reporters in Geneva. He... Read more
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New Kerala
Scale of refugee exodus straining capacity in neighbouring countries, warns UN - newkerala.com #104455them, the United Nations has warned. There are already some 930,000 refugees in
Scale of refugee exodus straining capacity in neighbouring countries, warns UN - newkerala.com #104455
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
them, the United Nations has warned. There are already some 930,000 refugees in the region, and more are arriving daily, Adrian Edwards, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told journalists at the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan refugees pouring into Uganda: UNin South Sudan is now the world's fourth biggest refugee situation" behind Syri
South Sudan refugees pouring into Uganda: UN
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
in South Sudan is now the world's fourth biggest refugee situation" behind Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told reporters in Geneva. Those fleeing to Uganda in recent weeks -- 90 percent of whom are women and... Read more

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