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08 Dec 2018 description

The country hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa – more than a million

By: Sulaiman Momodu

From Africa Renewal: December 2018 - March 2019

As thousands of desperate men, women and children flee conflicts and natural disasters in search of a place of refuge, some countries are debating whether to accept or reject asylum seekers. But Uganda has opened its doors to refugees in record numbers.

08 Dec 2018 description

Sound policies and cooperation by countries are key

By: Richard Danzinger

From Africa Renewal: December 2018 - March 2019

Without a doubt, migration is a defining issue of this century. One billion people, one-seventh of the world’s population, are migrants. Some 258 million people are international migrants, 40 million are internally displaced and 24 million are refugees or asylum seekers. In 2018, there is no longer a single state that can claim to be untouched by human mobility.

01 Dec 2018 description

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Yemen: food stocks

Hervé Verhoosel, for the World Food Programme (WFP), read the following statement:

““Over the past two weeks, operations at Hudaydah port have decreased by nearly half. Shipping companies appear to be reluctant to call at Hudaydah port because of the high levels of insecurity in the city.