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14 Nov 2015 description
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Author: Joseph D'Urso

LONDON, Nov 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - About one million migrants and refugees fleeing war and poverty are expected to arrive on Europe's shores in 2015, with governments and aid agencies struggling to cope.

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13 Nov 2009 description
report AlertNet

Written by: James Kilner

LONDON (AlertNet) - In regions emerging from conflict the painstaking task of identifying missing people is vital for reconciliation and stability, the Balkan delegation chief for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.

The ICRC's Paul-Henri Arni added that Iraq and other countries rebuilding after conflict could learn from the lengthy process of finding thousands who went missing during wars in the former Yugoslavia.

"The issue has to be put higher up the list of priorities by humanitarian agencies and governments," he said …