Internally displaced people

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‘I prayed to God to find him’: the families scattered by violence in DRC
Hundreds of children have been separated from their parents and guardians as people flee rebel attacks on eastern parts of the country

Sam Mednick in Rutshuru

25, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dispatches from Somalia: farmers and families describe struggle as drought deepens
Reporters from Bilan, an all-female media team based in Mogadishu, visited different areas of Somalia to find out how the crisis has hit communities

Kiin Hassan Fakat, Shukri Mohamed Abdi and Fathi Mohamed Ahmed

11, Oct, 2022 @11:01 AM

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Health officials warn of major outbreaks of disease after severe floods in Pakistan
Diarrhoea and malaria cases spread, with risk of dysentery and cholera, as millions of displaced people forced to drink flood water

Kaamil Ahmed and Zofeen T Ebrahim in Karachi

31, Aug, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Yemen’s warring parties agree to extend ceasefire by a further two months
The truce will bring some relief to a people exhausted by war and famine, but critics say the Houthis will use the peace to regroup

Melanie Swan in Mukallah

04, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Don’t know if they are alive’: anguish of Tigrayan families cut off by telecom shutdown
The ‘partial blockade’ of the war-torn Ethiopian region has added to Tigrayans’ fears and distress

Fred Harter

29, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It shouldn’t be happening again’: M23 rebels return to wreak havoc in DRC
Ten years ago, M23 rebels forced thousands from their homes in North Kivu until they were defeated. But now they are back

Mélanie Gouby in Goma

18, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The big picture: the persistence of normality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Finbarr O’Reilly’s shot of a hair salon in Ituri province documents the continuation of everyday life in one of the world’s most fractured communities

Tim Adams

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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No water. Little food. Shelters made of clothes: inside Somalia’s Bulo Garas camp
The failure of the fourth rainy season in a row has left millions facing hunger, especially in the country’s hard-hit south-west with growing numbers seeking refuge in humanitarian camps

Fathi Mohamed Ahmed in Baidoa

23, Jun, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Gangsters killed Maria’s sister in Honduras. A note on the door told her she was next …
Maria and her family were given help to start a new life in safety, but she is just one of a quarter of a million people in the country internally displaced by violence

Sarah Johnson in Tegucigalpa

21, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘Huge spike’ in global conflict caused record number of displacements in 2021
Those fleeing combat were internally displaced 14.4m times, with biggest toll in sub-Saharan Africa, report reveals

Lizzy Davies

19, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Step in now to stop Rwanda-scale genocide in Tigray , UN secretary-general urged
African groups urge UN to press for humanitarian access and peacekeeping force to be deployed in Tigray amid atrocities

A reporter for the Guardian

18, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Women face chronic violence in Syria’s ‘widow camps’, report warns
Conditions drastically worse than in general camps, with some women forced to engage in ‘survival sex’, says World Vision

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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