Crisis Response: Humanitarian

Small Hopes in Conflict Affected Kashmir

Mar 18th, 2011By: Zakat Foundation

Much of the history of Kashmir has been engulfed in conflict. In spite of conflict, Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) provided immediate relief during the…

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Refugees and internally displaced people

Jun 6th, 2010Refugees and IDPs By:

Millions of people worldwide are forced to uproot their lives to escape conflict, persecution or violence. This includes refugees and asylum-seekers who flee their country…

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GLOBAL: Analysis: What is a famine?

May 13th, 2010FamineBy: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Aid agencies and donors have warned of the possibility of a famine in Niger, evoking images of the last food crisis in the Sahelian country…

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UN Says Somalis in Need of International Protection

May 11th, 2010Refugees and IDPs By: Lisa Schlein | Geneva

The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to all governments to grant asylum to people fleeing from central and southern Somalia. The UNHCR warns Somalis…

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