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· July, 2014

Stories about Refugees from July, 2014

Sri Lanka Plans to Deport 1,500 Pakistani and Afghan Refugees

  23 July 2014

Facing persecution in Pakistan, many Ahmadiyya Muslims and Christians have taken refuge in Sri Lanka. These refugees are mostly held in Boossa and Mirihana detention centers and have to live on government-provided rations as they are not eligible for work. According to the media, the Sri Lankan government is preparing to...

Online Networks Help Relief Flood-Plagued Côte d'Ivoire

  5 July 2014

Abidjan and other regions of Côte d'Ivoire have been plagued by heavy downpour and floods for the past weeks [fr]. Local residents got organized on social networks to bring relief to stranded citizens. On twitter and facebook, #CIVSOCIAL is the hashtag for emergency humanitarian reliefs. It was created in 2011...

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