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Health and shelter for Burundian refugees in Tanzania are poised to get worse in already overstretched camps, leading aid agencies warned today    ... more
G20 leaders are holding their annual meeting in Antalya, Turkey, on November 15 - 16, where gender equality, climate change, global tax reform, and the refugee and migrant crisis will be on the agenda.    ... more
Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe through Bulgaria are claiming to have been abused by the country’s law enforcement officials.     ... more


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A man carries a boy who was injured in a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit Afghanistan’s north-eastern province of Badakhshan early on Monday, November 26th, Tremors from the quake were also felt in northern India and Tajikistan.     ... more
The aftermath of Hurricane Patricia, in El Paraíso, Colima.
On October 23rd, a massive category five hurricane hit Mexico, forcing thousands of men, women and children to evacuate their homes.     ... more
Rachel Nyakier stands in front of her land bare of any crops due to unpredictible and unreliable rains. Stella Madete/Oxfam.
Approximately 1.65 million people have been displaced by 21 months of violence in South Sudan, including around 630,000 people who are sheltering in neighbouring countries.     ... more