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“Hungry and Cold.” Winter Sets in for Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees and those displaced inside the country are hungry and cold, but so far the international community is not mounting an effective humanitarian response.


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Afghan IDP Children are Freezing to Death. Here’s How to Help.

“Is that reasonable that all of them would die at night?” That’s how Afghanistan’s top disaster response official responded when asked about the nearly two dozen children who have frozen to death in IDP camps in Kabul over the past month.


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Funding Shortfalls for the World’s Largest Population of Internally Displaced

In a year when European countries, the United States, and other traditional donors are looking for ways to balance their budgets, how exactly is the United Nations paying for it? In part by cutting resources in protracted crisis zones like Colombia.


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