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World - International
8/18/2023 4:49:16 PM
Residents in the capital of Canada's Northwest Territories rushed to beat a noon Friday deadline to evacuate their homes as one of hundreds of wildfires raging in the territories moved closer to the city of 20,000.

World - War in Sudan
8/18/2023 2:42:26 PM
Fighting between two rival generals has spread to cities in war-ravaged Sudan's south, witnesses said Friday, raising concerns for hundreds of thousands who have fled violence in the Darfur region.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/14/2023 6:51:00 PM
The leaders of Egypt, Jordan, and Palestine have stressed the importance of stopping Israeli settlement activities, the confiscation of Palestinian lands, the forced displacement of the Palestinian people from their homes, and the change of the character and identity of the city of Jerusalem.

World - Region
7/30/2023 12:12:39 PM
An Israeli court has given the go-ahead for the forced eviction of 500 indigenous Palestinian Bedouins in the Naqab region, Amnesty International said in a report highlighting the deep discrimination and apartheid that Palestinian citizens of Israel are experiencing, reported the Palestinian News and Agency, WAFA.

World - Africa
7/23/2023 7:16:43 PM
At least 80,000 people have been displaced in three months of intercommunal violence in a north central Nigerian state, a local official said, as the army reinforced security to end the clashes.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
7/12/2023 10:25:00 PM
The conflict in Sudan has displaced nearly 3 million people since 15 April 2023, with almost 700,000 seeking safety in neighbouring countries, according to recent figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Displacement Tracking Matrix.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/20/2023 2:20:55 PM
The head of the UN's refugee agency Filippo Grandi said on Tuesday that the number of people who have fled the fighting in Sudan was now more than 500,000 while two million are internally displaced.

World - Africa
6/12/2023 6:36:04 PM
At least 46 people, half of them children, were killed in a militia attack on a camp for displaced people in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, security analysts and a local community leader said Monday.

World - Region
6/12/2023 5:45:26 PM
Twelve years ago, millions of Syrians fled the ravages of the civil war in search of safety and a better life. Some settled in displacement camps in Syria, others managed to reach neighbouring countries or Europe.

World - Region
6/7/2023 12:00:49 PM
A real estate deal in Jerusalem's Old City, at the epicenter of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has sent the historic Armenian community there into a panic as residents search for answers about the feared loss of their homes to a mysterious investor.

World - Africa
5/23/2023 7:42:52 PM
Thousands of people displaced by the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region staged protests Tuesday demanding to be able to return home and calling for the withdrawal of "invading forces", witnesses and local television said.

World - Africa
5/23/2023 5:19:50 PM
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that children in the Horn of Africa face an unprecedented crisis that includes hunger, displacement, water shortages, and insecurity.

World - International
5/20/2023 9:59:24 PM
More than 36,000 people have now been forced from their homes by deadly floods in northeast Italy, regional officials said Saturday, as rising waters swallowed more houses and fresh landslides isolated hamlets.

World - Region
5/15/2023 12:21:01 PM
For the first time, the United Nations will officially commemorate on Monday the 75th anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians known as “Nakba " or “catastrophe,” that led to displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from what is now Israel – an action stemming from the UN’s partition of British-ruled Palestine into separate Jewish and Arab states.

World - International
5/11/2023 10:22:36 AM
The war in Ukraine helped push the global total of people left internally displaced by conflict or natural disasters to a record high of 71.1 million last year, according to a report released Thursday by the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

World - Region
4/26/2023 12:31:48 PM
U.N. officials said late Tuesday that one side in the Sudan conflict has seized control of a national health lab in the capital of Khartoum that holds biological material, calling it an “extremely dangerous” development.

World - Region
4/25/2023 2:50:56 PM
The U.N. refugee agency warned Tuesday of “further displacement” of people from Sudan after thousands streamed into neighboring Chad and South Sudan despite a tenuous cease-fire between the two warring Sudanese generals battling for control of the country.

World - Region
4/19/2023 6:24:06 PM
The United Nations expressed concern Wednesday over the Iraqi authorities' swift closure this week of a displacement camp that had housed more than 300 families with alleged ties to the militant Islamic State group.

World - Region
4/18/2023 11:15:12 PM
Iraq on Tuesday shut down a camp housing internally displaced Iraqis with alleged ties to the Islamic State group, the migration and displacement ministry announced.

World - Africa
4/13/2023 11:05:24 PM
Forces from Ethiopia’s Amhara region have displaced tens of thousands of ethnic Tigrayans from disputed territory in the north of the country in recent weeks despite a peace deal agreed late last year, according to aid workers and internal agency documents seen by the AP.

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