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  1. Ten Refugees Killed in North Uganda Water Dispute

    20 Sep 2020- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Ten refugees from South Sudan and young Ugandan were killed in an 11 September violent incident around a water point in Madi Okollo in north Uganda, with nineteen others injured. Reports by UNH ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2020 - 10:38

  2. Niger: Malian Refugees Killed And Water Facility Destroyed In Armed Attack On Camp

    10 Jun 2020- 08:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand Over 50 armed men on motorbikes attacked a refugee camp in western Niger 31 May, killing two Malian refugee leaders and a local host community leader. The site hosts some 20,000 refugees and a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:15

  3. Strong, Coordinated Response Required To Address Displacement Caused By Somalia Flooding

    12 May 2020- 14:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has reported  (8 May statement by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley) that excessive seasonal flooding, a crippled economy, impending des ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:06

  4. UNHCR Accelerates COVID-19 Support For Displaced Persons In Africa, Asia

    15 Apr 2020- 07:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland East, Horn And Great Lakes Region Of Africa The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has confirmed its new measures to increase capacity to prevent, treat and limit the potential spread of COVID-19 in r ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:07

  5. Yemen: Safe Water Crucial To Control Spread Of Diseases

    25 Mar 2020- 09:14 by Local Press Report GENEVA Middle East Monitor The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called to support the provision of clean water in Yemen in order to protect the country’s population from the spread of disea ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:14

  6. Flooding Escalates Human Displacement, Disease Risk In Somalia

    5 Nov 2019- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia Over 275,000 people in Somalia have been displaced by heavy rains in October, bringing the number to 575,000 since January following devastating flodds. Insecurity in many regions is making a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2019 - 11:02

  7. More Warnings About Climate-related Human Displacement In Somalia

    5 Jun 2019- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) issued a  renewed call June 4 for urgent support for people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia. In May 2019 OOSKAnews re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 11:44