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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.

2013-01-11 14:19 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR The severe winter conditions across Syria and the surrounding region this past week have brought new difficulties for refugees and other displaced people. Even with the winter preparation work that has been done in recent months, many refugees in both camp and non-camp situations are facing particularly cold and damp conditions.

2012-12-27 06:00 CET Uppsala universitet Under de senaste åren har det blivit allt ovanligare med fredsavtal i väpnade konflikter samtidigt som antalet konflikter ökat. Detta beskrivs av fredsforskare vid Uppsala Konfliktdataprogram (UCDP) i den senaste rapporten om stater i väpnad konflikt, States in Armed Conflict 2011. Det ses av forskarna om klart oroande.

2012-12-19 14:02 CET FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR The updated appeal is based on planning estimates that up to 1 million Syrian refugees will need help in the first half of 2013.

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.