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1 HOUR AGO - Huffington Post

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Broke UN Agency Warns Of Catastrophic Situation In Central African Republic

By Tom Miles GENEVA, April 16 (Reuters) - Inter-communal violence is tearing Central African Republic apart but the conflict is not getting the attention, or aid, needed to save huge numbers of lives, the head of the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Wednesday. Almost 200,000 people have fled the country since December, and a further 160,000 are expected to ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Syria refugees face growing challenges in Jordan urban areas

Syrian refugees in urban areas of Jordan are struggling to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs and educational challenges for their children, a global relief agency said Wednesday. CARE International said a household assessment of more than 2,200 Syrian refugees showed 90 percent of them were living in debt to relatives, landlords, shopkeepers and neighbours. The cost of ...

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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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UN seeks $274 million for Central African Republic

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations and aid groups launched an appeal for $274 million Wednesday to help people who have fled the Central African Republic because of the sectarian conflict there, warning that the dire needs of hundreds of thousands of refugees can't be met with existing funds. The money sought by the U.N. refugee agency and 14 other ...

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18 HOURS AGO - Foreign Affairs

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Northern Exodus

How Turkey Can Integrate Syrian Refugees April 15, 2014 Kemal Kirisci and Raj Salooja Summary:  Turkey has maintained a generous open-door policy for Syrian refugees. As Syrian refugees continue to pour into the country, Turkey must address their long-term status within its borders. In February, following the peace conference in Geneva between the Syrian opposition and the regime of Bashar ...

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APR 15, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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South Sudanese flood into Ethiopia amid desperate conditions

Up to 1,000 refugees from war-torn South Sudan are fleeing to Ethiopia each day, many of them on the brink of death, the UN said Tuesday. A massive 95 percent of the arrivals are also women and children, added the UN, citing witnesses saying that both boys and men have been forcibly recruited by armed men or killed along the ...

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