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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.

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.