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2013-02-01 13:45 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR UNHCR has this week completed a first delivery of winter emergency relief to the Azzas area of northern Syria where thousands of internally displaced people are living in makeshift camps.

2013-01-25 16:49 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR UNHCR is renewing its appeal for an urgent scaling up of international aid for the hundreds of thousands of people now displaced by the war in Mali. This is to prevent a worsening of the now acutely fragile humanitarian situation across the Sahel.

2013-01-25 15:07 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR Jordan has experienced a record number of refugees crossing, with over 30,000 arriving in Za' atri camp since the beginning of the year. This compares to 16,413 in December, 13,000 in November, and 10,000 in October.

2013-01-24 12:17 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR Det världskända bandet, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, uppträder i Stockholm och Göteborg i slutet av januari. Bandet bildades i ett flyktingläger i Guinea och har en lång och stark relation till FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR. Med musikens hjälp skildrar Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars vardagslivet som flykting och betonar det positiva i tillvaron trots svåra omständigheter.

2013-01-22 16:01 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR UNHCR is expanding registration and assistance for Syrian refugees to keep pace with the numbers crossing into neighbouring countries each day.

2013-01-22 15:47 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR As air bombing and fighting continue in Mali, refugees are continuing to cross into neighbouring countries.

2013-01-18 13:49 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR UNHCR approves deployment of dozens of specialists. Its planning basis allows for additional displacement of up to 300,000 people inside Mali and 407,000 refugees.

2013-01-15 17:01 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR A record 107,500 African refugees and migrants made the dangerous journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen in 2012. This is the largest influx into Yemen since 2006 when UNHCR began compiling these statistics. The previous record high was in 2011 when more than 103,000 people arrived in Yemen by sea.

2013-01-15 16:55 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR Clashes over the weekend between the Malian Army, supported by France, and Al-Qaida linked Islamist groups in the Konna, Lere, and Gao areas of northern central Mali, have resulted in new population displacement - both within Mali, and into neighbouring countries.

2013-01-11 14:28 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR In the Central African Republic UNHCR is seeking immediate and unconditional access to tens of thousands of refugees and CAR civilians displaced by the recent fighting in the north and east of one of the poorest countries and most deprived nations.