Disease and harsh conditions have claimed the lives of about 90 people - two-thirds of them children under the age of 5 - who wanted to reach a refugee camp in north-eastern Syria, a UN agency reported on Tuesday.
A UN aid group warned on Saturday that the humanitarian situation is "quite dire" at a desert refugee camp in Syria where thousands of people are stranded.
A UN convoy carrying much-needed humanitarian assistance arrived Saturday at a refugee camp in the Syrian desert near the Jordanian border, a war monitor reported.
The aid included sheltering items, heating requirements and food. It was aimed at urgently compensating those affected by the fire and alleviating their suffering under the framework of QC’s ‘Affected by Winter’ campaign.
The Rohingya representative, Mohibullah, was held in Cox's Bazar district as local authorities broke up a protest on Monday against the controversial repatriation deal signed by Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Jordan has switched on the world's largest solar plant inside a refugee camp, providing renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday.
Australia declared the centre closed on October 31, shutting off water and electricity supplies following a Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruling that the camp was unconstitutional.
Israeli forces killed two Palestinians on Wednesday in a raid on a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medical officials said, and the Israeli military said its troops had opened fire after coming under attack.
Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said. Seven soldiers were wounded.
Flashes of unrest were reported Sunday as residents of the ‘Jungle,’ Calais' infamous refugee camp, lashed out at government preparations to shut down the sprawling settlement in northern France.