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UNHCR announces 2014 Nansen Refugee Award winner

The 2014 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award is the Colombian women’s rights group, Red Mariposas de Alas Nuevas Construyendo Futuro – or Butterflies with New Wings Building a Future (Butterflies), whose members risk their lives to help survivors of forced displacement … Continue reading

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IDMC: A record 33.3 million internally displaced in 2013

news On 14 May 2014, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) issued a report in which it says that 33.3 million people were internally displaced at the end of 2013 due to conflict and violence. This equates to a staggering increase of … Continue reading

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