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QRCS distributes food aid to 30,000 displaced Iraqis

QRCS distributes food aid to 30,000 displaced Iraqis

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has delivered food aid for the benefit of 30,000 internally displaced persons in the governorates of Nineveh and Erbil in Iraq.

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

An escalation in attacks on northwest Syria has displaced more than 150,000 people in the past week, the UN said on Tuesday, as the regime and Russia stepped up bombardment.

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on

More than 30,000 people have been displaced due to fighting near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that has been raging since the beginning of the month, the World Health Organization said.

UN urges full rights for Syria's displaced children

UN urges full rights for Syria's displaced children

A UN watchdog urged Syria on Thursday to grant full rights to its displaced children, adding that thousands had been killed, tortured or enslaved during the country's civil war.

Amir grants $50mn in aid package for displaced Syrians

Amir grants $50mn in aid package for displaced Syrians

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has given directions to allocate $50mn to support the Syrian refugees and displaced persons who suffer tough humanitarian conditions ...

2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

Two babies have died of illness in the past week at a camp for displaced people on the Syrian border with Jordan, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said Thursday.

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Police in Greece are questioning two women suspected of squirting or dabbing oil on artefacts in at least two museums in a ritual the suspects said was dictated by Bible teachings.

More than 30,000 displaced in Syria's Idlib in latest offensive: UN

More than 30,000 displaced in Syria's Idlib in latest offensive: UN

Violence in northwest Syria has displaced more than 30,000 people this month alone, the United Nations said Monday, warning that a looming assault could create the century's ‘worst humanitarian catastrophe’.

More Filipinos displaced as volcanic lava fires ash

More Filipinos displaced as volcanic lava fires ash

The alert remains just one notch below the highest level of 5 after five more episodes of "intense but sporadic lava fountaining" from the summit crater over a 19-hour period from Tuesday morning.

Filipinos displaced by volcano eruption allowed to return home

Filipinos displaced by volcano eruption allowed to return home

Residents of Legazpi City in Albay province were told it was safe to go back to their homes because activity on Mayon Volcano was so far limited to what they termed "quiet lava effusion."

More than 34,000 people displaced as Philippine volcano spews lava

More than 34,000 people displaced as Philippine volcano spews lava

More than 34,000 people were staying in evacuation centres in an eastern Philippine province as the country's most active volcano spewed fiery lava for the fourth consecutive day ...

Mosul operation displaces nearly half a million, says UN

Mosul operation displaces nearly half a million, says UN

The six-month-old operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group has forced around half a million people to flee their homes, the United Nations said.