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UN urges countries to shelter, not repatriate, Sudanese back to war-torn country

The Sudan conflict has displaced 100,000 people to neighboring countries and obstructed aid deliveries, further worsening the humanitarian crisis.

Elizabeth Tan, UNHCR's Director of International Protection, at a briefing in Geneva.(Twitter)
Published on May 10, 2023 02:17 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi

Sudan crisis risks exodus of 8,00,000 people due to ongoing conflict, says UN

The chaos and bloodshed, now in its third week, has sparked a mass exodus to neighbouring countries including Egypt, Chad and the Central African Republic.

Drone footage shows birds in the foreground as clouds of black smoke billow over Bahri, also known as Khartoum North, Sudan on Monday.(via REUTERS)
Published on May 01, 2023 11:50 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Bangladesh PM tells UN that Myanmar must take Rohingya back

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the comment to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. Bachelet arrived on Sunday and visited Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar district near the border with Myanmar.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Published on Aug 17, 2022 10:36 PM IST
AP | , Dhaka, Bangladesh

UN report flags nearly 50 lakhs displaced in India due to climate change

According to the report, the largest displacements due to disasters in 2021 took place in China (60 lakhs), the Philippines (57 lakhs) and India (49 lakhs). The UN report said that most disaster displacements were temporary.

Nearly five million people in India were internally displaced due to climate change and disasters in 2021
Published on Jun 17, 2022 09:01 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Ukraine: UNHCR urges nations to not ignore other crises as war rages on

The UNHCR said the global displacement crisis is also likely to worsen due to the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi(AP)
Published on May 20, 2022 07:10 PM IST
Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Sohini Goswami
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