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AllAfrica.com
Chaotic Urbanisation Puts Cities in Harm's Wayservice delivery model focused on camps is not appropriate in towns and cities,
Chaotic Urbanisation Puts Cities in Harm's Way
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
service delivery model focused on camps is not appropriate in towns and cities," said David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee. One key difference is the need to work with mayors, local authorities and service providers... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
#ShowUsYourMailers: Bold Claims In San Diego Council District 9 Mailercontributed to the effort as a resident volunteer. The market was, in fact, a
#ShowUsYourMailers: Bold Claims In San Diego Council District 9 Mailer
KPBS San Diego / Posted an hour ago
contributed to the effort as a resident volunteer. The market was, in fact, a collaboration. But it was spearheaded by the International Rescue Committee, San Diego Farm Bureau, San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative and San Diego Nutrition... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resignsgroup Doctors Without Borders last week evacuated one of the few remaining hosp
As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns
WBOC Salisbury / Posted an hour ago
group Doctors Without Borders last week evacuated one of the few remaining hospitals from the Aleppo area. Meanwhile, the International Rescue Committee said that over the weekend, more than 8,000 people managed to escape villages and displacement... Read more
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Christian Today
Actor George Clooney urges U.S. to adopt Germany's open-door policy on migrants(centre) in the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on Feb. 12, 2016, to discuss th
Actor George Clooney urges U.S. to adopt Germany's open-door policy on migrants
Christian Today / Posted 6 hours ago
(centre) in the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on Feb. 12, 2016, to discuss the policy on refugees and the work of the International Rescue Committee. American actor and film director George Clooney suggested last week that U.S. President... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
ISIS hits Syria rebels in town near Turkeyremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
ISIS hits Syria rebels in town near Turkey
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are “terrified for their lives,” the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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The Signal
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
The Signal / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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Deseret News
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Syria rebels under fire from Islamic State militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from Islamic State militants, government troops
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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Japan Today
Syrian rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops ‹ Japan Todayremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syrian rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are “terrified for their lives,” the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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CBC.ca
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run campsabout survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody,
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run camps
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
about survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody, northern Greece field co-ordinator for the International Rescue Committee aid group. "Increasing desperation is already leading to spikes of violence and an increase... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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KIII Corpus Christi
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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Hawaii News Now
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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The Washington Times
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are “terrified for their lives,” the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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CTV News
Syria rebels under fire from Islamic State militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from Islamic State militants, government troops
CTV News / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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Hawaii News Now
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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KX TV North Dakota
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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WBOC Salisbury
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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KIII Corpus Christi
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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Brandon Sun
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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Brandon Sun
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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The Hamilton Journal News
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troopsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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CTV News
Islamic State militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
Islamic State militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Protests grow as Greece moves refugees to derelict warehouses ‘not fit for animals’in what it described as poorly ventilated derelict warehouses and factories wit
Protests grow as Greece moves refugees to derelict warehouses ‘not fit for animals’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
in what it described as poorly ventilated derelict warehouses and factories with insufficient food, water and toilets. The International Rescue Committee has also pitched in with its concerns, calling for immediate action. Since the route north... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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Christian Today
Islamic State advances near Turkish border, civilians trappedSyrian NGO operating in the area said the latest assault by IS had displaced 20
Islamic State advances near Turkish border, civilians trapped
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
Syrian NGO operating in the area said the latest assault by IS had displaced 20,000 more people towards Turkey. The International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian organisation present in Azaz, said the IS advance had caused more than half... Read more
120 related stories
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The Hamilton Journal News
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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WECT 6 Wilmington
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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WBOC Salisbury
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
120 related stories
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Hawaii News Now
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholdsremains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
remains closed. A few hundred fled west to the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin. People are "terrified for their lives," the International Rescue Committee said in a statement. The group said it has received confirmed reports that at least four... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Menstruation Is the Next Frontier of Humanitarian Responseto find menstrual hygiene research beginning to shape the agendas of internatio
Menstruation Is the Next Frontier of Humanitarian Response
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to find menstrual hygiene research beginning to shape the agendas of international relief organisations. In 2015, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Columbia University in New York began a research programme, funded by humanitarian... Read more
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Swissinfo
Islamic State advance near Turkish border, civilians trappedSyrian NGO operating in the area said the latest assault by IS had displaced 20
Islamic State advance near Turkish border, civilians trapped
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Syrian NGO operating in the area said the latest assault by IS had displaced 20,000 more people towards Turkey. The International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian organisation present in Azaz, said the IS advance had caused more than half... Read more
120 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Islamic State advance near Turkish border, civilians trappedSyrian NGO operating in the area said the latest assault by IS had displaced 20
Islamic State advance near Turkish border, civilians trapped
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Syrian NGO operating in the area said the latest assault by IS had displaced 20,000 more people towards Turkey. The International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian organisation present in Azaz, said the IS advance had caused more than half... Read more
120 related stories
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Deseret News
What�s next for thousands of migrants evacuating this Greek refugee camp?signals a shift from temporary to long-term camps in Europe, Melanie Ward, asso
What�s next for thousands of migrants evacuating this Greek refugee camp?
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
signals a shift from temporary to long-term camps in Europe, Melanie Ward, associate director of policy and advocacy at the International Rescue Committee, said to The Guardian. “This poses the question: how long do we expect people — so many of... Read more
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SciDev.net
Periods are the next frontier of humanitarian responseto find menstrual hygiene research beginning to shape the agendas of internatio
Periods are the next frontier of humanitarian response
SciDev.net / Posted 3 days ago
to find menstrual hygiene research beginning to shape the agendas of international relief organisations. In 2015, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Columbia University in New York began a research programme, funded by humanitarian... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Chaotic urbanisation puts cities in harm's way'service delivery model focused on camps is not appropriate in towns and cities,
'Chaotic urbanisation puts cities in harm's way'
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
service delivery model focused on camps is not appropriate in towns and cities,” said David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee. One key difference is the need to work with mayors, local authorities and service providers... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
After mud and misery, migrants face new hardshipwater and just four incredibly dirty toilets for almost 200 people," she added
After mud and misery, migrants face new hardship
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
water and just four incredibly dirty toilets for almost 200 people," she added in reference to one site. On Thursday, the International Rescue Committee aid group said essential services remained "inadequate" and many people were... Read more
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Swissinfo
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run campsabout survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody,
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run camps
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
about survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody, northern Greece field coordinator for the International Rescue Committee aid group. "Increasing desperation is already leading to spikes of violence and an increase... Read more
253 related stories
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Reuters
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run campsabout survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody,
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run camps
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
about survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody, northern Greece field coordinator for the International Rescue Committee aid group. "Increasing desperation is already leading to spikes of violence and an increase... Read more
253 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run campsabout survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody,
Migrants stranded in Greece take to fields to avoid state-run camps
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
about survival. Sites must provide for refugees' basic needs," said Rowan Cody, northern Greece field coordinator for the International Rescue Committee aid group. "Increasing desperation is already leading to spikes of violence and an increase... Read more
253 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm's wayservice delivery model focused on camps is not appropriate in towns and cities,
Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm's way
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
service delivery model focused on camps is not appropriate in towns and cities," said David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee. One key difference is the need to work with mayors, local authorities and service providers... Read more
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