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Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya at risk of ‘re-victimization’ warns UN refugee agency

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): The tens of thousands of members of Myanmar’s Rohingya community who fled inter-communal violence in north of the country and sought refuge in Bangladesh remain highly vulnerable and risk being “re-victimized even in exile” unless urgent action is taken, a senior United Nations refugee protection official has warned.

France to clear Calais jungle camp

Calais, France, Oct 24 (IBNS): The French Government on Monday is set to clear the Calais refugee camp, reports said.

Afghan interpreter gang-raped in Calais refugee camp

Calais, France, Oct 21 (IBNS): A 35-year old Afghan interpreter was allegedly raped at knife-point by three men in the Calais refugee jungle, reports said.

Canada's population soars with immigrant and refugee arrivals

Toronto, Oct 9 (IBNS): Statistic Canada says record number of immigrants and refugees arriving on Canadian shores have helped push Canada’s official population over 36 million as of July 1.

UN reports reveal 'mixed' progress on efforts to end child refugee detention

New York, Aug 18 (Just Earth News): While two new reports released on Thursday as part of a new global strategy by the United Nations refugee agency found an overall drop in the total number of refugee children detained in 12 focus countries, they also revealed mixed progress in two critical target areas: ensuring alternatives to detention, and improving detention conditions.

With 1 human in every 113 affected, forced displacement hits record high: UNHCR

New York, June 20(Just Earth News): Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

Flow of refugee and migrant children into Greece doubles: UN agencies report

New York, Dec 2 (Just Earth News/IBNS): About a third of the refugees and migrants who have drowned in the Aegean Sea this year were children, while the number of children applying for asylum in the European Union has doubled compared to 2014, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Tuesday, warning of the increasing perils facing youngsters as winter takes hold.

Spike in number of refugee and migrant children on the move in Europe: UNICEF

New York, Nov 17 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With record numbers of child refugees and migrants – 700 a day seeking asylum in Europe –the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it has identified five groups of vulnerable children and is mobilizing tailored actions to meet their needs.

Refugees flee Yemen for strife-riven Horn of Africa, UN reports

New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) :In a reversal of a multi-year boat exodus that has seen hundreds of thousands of Somalis risk death at sea to flee their strife-riven land to seek refuge in Yemen, thousands of Yemenis are now fleeing from their own war-torn country to Djibouti, Somalia’s neighbour, across the Gulf of Aden.