As of Sunday, a total of 206,520 individuals have been forced into displacement as a result of the ongoing Mosul operations which began on Oct.17, 2016, a tracking system developed by the International Organization for Migrants (IOM) showed.
"Our living conditions are becoming unbearable due to the security situation here getting worse and we are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance to survive, particularly as Afghanistan's bone-chilling winter is fast-approaching," head of a displaced family, Bismillah, 35, told Xinhua recently.
A social survey is to be conducted jointly by the Sri Lankan government and UN agencies to assess the requirements with regard to accelerated resettlement of the war displaced in the north of the country, the government said on Wednesday.
The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday announced that it will have a national policy to deal with war affected families.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that more than 114,000 people have been displaced by fighting in Ramadi, a city in central Iraq, and humanitarian agencies and partners continue to respond to the needs of these displaced people, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, told reporters here Monday.
At least 3,200 people were displaced in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State after a deadly attack by suspected Boko Haram militants last week in Baga town, the country's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Monday.
The UN refugee agency ( UNHCR) has warned that an ongoing funding shortage could leave as many as a million refugees across Iraq and Syria without proper help as they prepare for the winter, a UN spokesperson said here Tuesday.
A massive United Nations aid operation for displaced Iraqis is underway as a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) cargo jet carrying 100 tons of humanitarian supplies landed in a northern city of the country on Wednesday, a UN spokesman told reporters here.
More than 455,000 people have been displaced since the start of Pakistan's military offensive against Taliban militants in the north of the country over a week ago and the number continues to rise, a UN spokesperson said on Tuesday.
A recent survey showed that the reconstruction of conflict-devastated Syria would require some six million workers and between 60 and 200 billion U.S. dollars.
The death toll from flooding caused by torrential rains in southern Philippines climbed to seven, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday.
Over 100 people were killed and about 70,000 others displaced in recent tribal clashes between the Arab Abballa and Beni Hussein tribes in Jabel Amir area of Sudan's North Darfur state, the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said in a statement on Thursday.
China is willing to work with Grenada to open up new prospects for bilateral cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.Wang, also a member of the
China is set to see more capital inflow and enterprise cooperation during this year's Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo, in order to meet the growing app
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Sochi on Monday in a bid to reestablish the Black Sea grain deal that Rus
South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo met with at least three senior Chinese officials including Premier Li Qiang, Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao, and Minister of Cul
Thailand's Pheu Thai Party will announce later on Monday it has the backing of 14 parties in its bid to form the next government, its deputy leader said, ahead of this
Thousands of people in Canada remain on evacuation orders as hundreds of fires burn across the country.Many evacuees continue to wait and monitor the news for updates o
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
The rover of India's Moon Mission-3, or Chandrayaan-3, completed its assigned tasks and has been rendered to sleep mode by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault left for Beijing on Saturday to attend a meeting on climate change and biodiversity issues.This wi
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Benin's President Patrice Talon pays China a four-day state visit from August 31 to September 3. The visit injects ne
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
China's financial watchdogs announced Thursday that housing credit policies will be adjusted and optimized.The interest rates of existing mortgages for first-home purch
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
About 5,000 people gathered in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to protest against a new type of identity card to be introduced later this month, polic
China has discovered over 30.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the country's southwest Sichuan Province, its operator, China Petrochemical Corporation (
An H-IIA rocket carrying the Japanese space agency's lunar lander lifted off from Tanegashima Space Center on Thursday.It will attempt to make the nation's first lunar
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi