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UNHCR raises alarm over conditions for minors at French refugee camps

UNHCR is specifically concerned about the living conditions of children, in particular unaccompanied and separated children, and would welcome additional emergency reception places.


Eleven dead after powerful Taiwan quake fells buildings

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake felled a 16-storey apartment complex in Tainan City in the early hours of Saturday, with at least eleven casualties and more than 30 feared trapped.


Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with more than a quarter of the population facing food shortages.

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UN News

Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016 - UN

Peter Sutherland, the United Nations' top migration official, called today for decisive multilateral action to tackle “the global issues lurking behind today’s vast movement of people."

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