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Syria + 1 other
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Turkey says 100,000 refugees in border camps inside Syria

Turkish Deputy PM Yalcin Akdogan, whose country has come under pressure to allow in people fleeing the violence, said the refugees were in nine camps just across the border with Syria.

Malawi + 10 others
EC-JRC + 3 others

El Niño set to have a devastating impact on Southern Africa’s harvests and food security

The region is currently in the grip of an intense drought that has expanded and strengthened since the 2015-16 agricultural season, driven by one of the strongest El Niño of the last 50 years.

AFP

First UN aid reaches civilians fleeing clashes in Sudan's Darfur

The first UN convoy carrying aid to civilians fleeing clashes in Sudan's Darfur has reached a peacekeeping base where up to 23,000 people have taken shelter, the UN said Thursday.

Mauritania + 1 other
UNHCR + 2 others

UN presses donors to keep up vital support for Malian refugees in Mauritania

Agencies warn that funding will only last until April and seek immediate support to ensure 50,000 Malian refugees in Mauritania’s Mberra camp continue to receive life-saving assistance.

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