2012-12-11 15:38 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR More than half a million Syrian refugees have now been registered or are awaiting registration in the four surrounding countries and North Africa, and the numbers are currently climbing by more than 3,000 per day.

2012-12-06 06:42 CET Svenska Afghanistankommittén Svenska Afghanistankommittén har vid ett möte med representanter för den internationella ISAF-styrkan i Afghanistan fört samtal om vad som egentligen hände den 23-25 oktober när soldater ur både den internationella styrkan och den afghanska nationella armén ockuperade en av organisationens kliniker. Kliniken användes som arrestlokal och personalen hindrades från att genomföra sina uppdrag.

2012-12-04 14:44 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Erika Feller, yesterday visited refugees in Jordan’s Za’atri refugee camp and noted that innocent civilians were the prime victims of the on-going conflict in Syria.

2012-12-04 14:35 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR The incident at Mugunga III camp highlights the need for security to be prioritized at camps, along with improved humanitarian access.

2012-12-03 14:39 CET Svenska Afghanistankommittén Den 8 december kl. 13.30-15.00 deltar en av årets mottagare av årets Right Livelihood Award, Dr. Sima Samar, i ett samtal med DN-journalisten Erik Helmerson i ABF-huset i Stockholm. Som läkare och människorättsförsvarare har Samar gjort stora insatser för kvinnor och barn i Afghanistan.

2012-11-30 13:04 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR Thousands are staying in unheated communal shelters in the Syrian city, while many hospitals are not functional and there are shortages of basics.

2012-11-27 13:42 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR Over the weekend, UNHCR and our partners were able to resume assistance to internally displaced people in 12 sites around Goma, including Mugunga 3 – with handouts of WFP food, as well as soap and water containers.

2012-11-23 15:04 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR UNHCR has now delivered vital aid packages to some 60,300 families across the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria), benefiting more than 300,000 people. The goal is to provide such assistance to 500,000 people - or 100,000 families - by the end of this year.

2012-11-23 14:56 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR With recent fighting in and around Goma, UNHCR is extremely concerned about the situation of displaced people in Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu province, especially children and other vulnerable groups.

2012-11-21 11:30 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR The escalation in violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since November 15th has given added emphasis to a UNHCR advisory issued to governments last week urging them not to forcibly return people to North and South Kivu pending meaningful improvement in the security and human rights situations.