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Fleeing DR Congo violence, thousands take perilous lake journey to Uganda – UN

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Newly displaced Congolese refugees at the UNHCR emergency centre in Sebagoro Uganda.

Causes of Rohingya refugee crisis originate in Myanmar; solutions must be found there, Security Council told

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Pictured here, Rohingya refugees including women and children cross from Myanmar into Bangladesh...

UNICEF on standby to support governments of Samoa, Tonga and Fiji as Cyclone Gita intensifies

As Tropical Cyclone Gita, the strongest storm to ever hit Tonga, intensifies and heads towards Fiji, UNICEF offers its support to the affected Pacific island countries of Samoa, Tonga and Fiji.

More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict – UN

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A young child looks on as older boys play football next to a camp for internally displaced persons (...