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11 May 2016 description

28 MILLION PEOPLE FORCIBLY DISPLACED BY CONFLICT AND DISASTERS IN 2015 AND MILLIONS MORE STILL INVISIBLE: IDMC NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL CRISIS OF INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT

Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

20 Jan 2010 description

Through one of the largest emergency standby rosters in the world, NORCAP, NRC will ensure that meals are provided for 40 000 people daily in Haiti.

There is an immediate lack of food in Haiti since the 12th of January earthquake, which affected around three million people, whose homes and belongings were destroyed.

"The need for food is severe. However, in an emergency like this, distributing bags of rice is not enough. People have lost everything, including cooking utensils.