About: internally displaced people

Global Europe 22-12-2016

Report: Lack of EU coordination puts lone migrant children at serious risk

Children who flee to Europe from war-torn regions without their parents have no clear way of escaping abusive or exploitative adults as there are no unified policies in place to protect them, a European Union agency said yesterday (21 December).
Development Policy 08-12-2016

UNICEF deputy chief: 2016 was ‘one of worst years in history for children’

UNICEF organised a campaign event at the European Parliament on Tuesday (6 December), highlighting the plight of tens of millions of children in conflict and emergency situations going without schooling.
Development Policy 11-05-2016

Protecting civilians in South Sudan in a time of war

Five years after winning a hard-fought battle for independence, South Sudan remains embroiled in a vicious civil war. Tragically, as is so often the case, the civilians are bearing the brunt of the violence and enduring years of hardship, writes David Derthick.
Armenia 23-07-2015

Cool heads needed in Nagorno-Karabakh’s long hot summer

Summer is a dangerous time in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenian and Azeri forces must keep their cool to avoid escalating the 27 year-old conflict, writes Tim Stott. 
Europe's East 04-02-2015

The EU is right to act on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

Today, the Foreign Affairs Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on Ukraine. The EU humanitarian aid package will be on the table for discussion; and hopefully the Council will propose to increase it, writes Andrij Waskowycz.
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Development Policy 16-01-2014

UN agency: Crisis-stricken South Sudan and Central African Republic have been ignored

Director of the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division at FAO Dominique Burgeon told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview that South Sudan and Central Republic of Congo require urgent “international donor support”. Recent episodes of violence and looting in both countries have had a huge impact on 'the food security sector', forcing hundreds of people to abandon their homes. “The need of food assistance is huge', Burgeon said.

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