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April 08, 2014 | Diliana Markova | Tagged as: Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security
Let’s face it – Bulgaria started improving conditions in refugee centers and filling gaps in the asylum process only after international and European partners sounded the alarm and raised the possibility of a monitoring mechanism.
April 07, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Protection & Security
The few remaining Somalis tremble with fear when they reach for the doorknob. I am also afraid of getting near the window. Will they see me? Any knock at our door send chills down my spine.
April 03, 2014 | Michelle Brown | Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
The question is whether the UN’s recent initiatives in DRC – including MONUSCO’s Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) and a revitalized political process – can deliver better results.
April 02, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
It was December 8th last year when I returned to South Sudan, after having lived as a refugee in Uganda for the past eight years. I arrived in the capital Juba, and was preparing to go north to Unity State where my mother and family were living. But just a few days after I arrived, fighting broke out between troops in the presidential unit known as the Tiger Battalion.
March 31, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
RI has repeatedly pushed for more funding and services to urban Syrian refugees. Now, finally, we are seeing significant progress.