The chaotic aftermath of the still-unexplained gas leak gave rise Saturday to an unusual sight, displaced residents lugging their belongings in wagons and bags slung over their shoulders.
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More than 30,000 people have been displaced within rebel-held northwest Syria by bombardment by Syrian government and allied forces which began last week, a United Nations official told Reuters on Monday.
Displaced from Ghouta, Syrians seek refuge in emptied Afrin
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Turkey’s Red Crescent is stepping up preparations inside Syria to shelter people displaced by an expected military offensive against the rebel-held region of Idlib, the organization’s head said on Tuesday.
Flooding from a ruptured dam in Myanmar has forced the relocation of more than 63,000 people and disrupted traffic on a major road that connects the country’s three biggest cities.
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Nearly a year after Hurricane Irma, Florida Keys workers who prop up its tourist economy are still struggling to find affordable housing for residents displaced by the storm.
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Washington U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $359.8 million in new federal assistance for 20 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students program (Emergency Impact Aid). The program assists with the cost of educating students displaced by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria or the 2017 California wildfires.
Helen Owen lost everything in a brush fire three years ago, so now she`s opening up her property to animals displaced by the Mendocino Complex Fire, the biggest fire in California state history.
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Almost all displaced Syrians at the Nassib-Jaber crossing have left the Jordanian border and returned to Syria, Anders Pedersen, the U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Jordan, said on Sunday.
Jordan’s foreign minister said on Friday the return of tens of thousands of displaced Syrians in southern Syria is the kingdom’s top priority and had discussed “practical guarantees” with concerned parties.
Syrian civilians who fled a government offensive in southwestern Syria will be able to return to their homes with Russian guarantees of protection as part of a deal brokered by Russia on Friday, rebel sources said.
DHAKA (Reuters) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh, the first half of an assistance package to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighboring Myanmar, the bank said.
Government forces began an assault on rebel-held areas of Deraa and Quneitra provinces two weeks ago.
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AMMAN (Reuters) – The number of people forced to flee their homes in southwestern Syria as a result of the two week escalation in fighting has climbed to 270,000 people, the U.N. refugee spokesman in Jordan said.
AMMAN (Reuters) – The latest U.N. figure of displaced people in south western Syria as a result of the two week escalation in fighting has climbed to 270,000 people, the UN refugee spokesman in Jordan said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army has seized a chunk of territory from rebels in the southwest, Syrian state media and a war monitor said on Tuesday, the first major government advance in an offensive near the Jordanian border which has displaced tens of thousands.