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08 Sep 2016 description
As migration continues to accelerate at unprecedented levels, WHO calls on health leaders to create inclusive health systems sensitive to the needs of migrants.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
19 Nov 2015 description
UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration have resettled over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees from Nepal to third countries since the launch of the programme in 2007.
17 Sep 2014 description
report World Bank
A new report documents the dynamics of violence against women across the life cycle, and analyzes the societal factors that drive perpetrators to commit such acts in the region.
05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
Over the last decade, recognition of the pervasive nature and impact of violence against children has grown. Still, the phenomenon remains largely undocumented and underreported.
02 Aug 2013 description
Every year, about 1,000 people are killed by landslides and floods during the monsoon season. There are also potential threats of earthquakes, glacial lake outbursts, avalanches as well as cold and heat waves.
17 May 2013 description
Nearly 80,000 refugees have already started their new lives in eight different countries – an important step towards resolving one of the most protracted refugee situations in Asia.
16 Aug 2012 description
Damak, Nepal, 16 August 2012 (UNHCR) – Twenty-five-year-old Prem Bahadur wishes to be resettled as he understands there are better services in those countries for visually impaired people. His father, 60-year-old Krishna Bahadur fears his son might face problems adjusting to a new country because...
09 Nov 2011 description
report DARA
BRIEFING SUMMARY The harmful effects of climate change are already leading to large-scale loss of life, livelihood and damage to ecosystems around the world. While these effects are ultimately suffered by all, in the immediate they are disproportionately damaging for developing countries and...
03 Oct 2011 description
GENEVA, 03 October, 2011– UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres warned today that an increasingly complex international environment is making it harder to find solutions for the world’s more than 43 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Speaking at the...
24 Aug 2011 description
report IRIN
DAMAK, 24 August 2011 (IRIN) - Nearly half of the roughly 108,000 Bhutanese of Nepalese origin who fled to Nepal in the early 1990s have been resettled in third countries, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and the seven camps they were living in are in the process of being consolidated...