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When nature strikes: 2 million displaced in India due to natural calamities

About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report which said the country was third after the Philippines and China to......

No place to call home: Over 100,000 Palestinians become refugees

The United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees has said that over 100,000 internally displaced people are seeking safety in its facilities amid deteriorating security conditions in the......

South Sudan is sinking

Thousands of people have lost their lives and thousands more displaced in the violence in South Sudan. The United Nations mission and humanitarian agencies are under strain to protect camps and to......

MPs demand rehabilitation of people displaced from Pak

The Lok Sabha on Friday heard a strong demand for rehabilitation of people displaced from Pakistan, with members from several parties demanding granting them citizenship. Participating in a private......

Plight of Rohingya Muslims brings Myanmar under attack

Graphic visuals of violence and the distressing conditions in which the displaced people are living have further inflamed public opinion in some countries, reports Shubha Singh. Myanmar is coming......

Climate change to displace 1 billion people

Climate change and environmental degradation will force as many as one billion people to migrate over the next four decades to southeast Asia, central America and parts of west Africa, world's......

Rs 5 bn allocated for Sri Lankan Tamils' rehab

The government on Monday set aside Rs 500 crore (Rs 5 billion) for rehabilitation of the internally displaced people and reconstruction of areas in Northern and Eastern Sri Lanka devastated by the......

Climate change may displace 125mn people

A massive 125 million people may be displaced in India and Bangladesh by a rise in the sea level triggered by a projected four-five degrees Celsius increase in global temperature this......

10 most dangerous places to work

Children dressed in costume sit together during a party celebrating. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters A recent MBA graduate, Puneet Kohli, got a job offer from a global commodity giant to join their......

Don't see 'good days' yet: Omar Abdullah on Union Budget

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said he does not see achche din (good times) coming to the country through the maiden Union budget of the National Democratic Alliance......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......

African Nations Cup: Keita leads Mali to semis

Seydou Keita has emerged as the undisputed leader of an exciting young Mali side six months after returning from a 20-month hiatus from the international game. The 32-year-old Barcelona midfielder......

  People speak for internally displaced people

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Q. The poor and disadvantaged groups are the hardest hit victims of accountability failures in India. Included inthe disadvantaged groups are: the disabled people; those afflicted with HIV/AIDS; women andchildren; asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced people.These people depend almost entirely on the decisions of government for protection and basic social services; and for some the possibilities of employment. Ironically, it is due to the behaviour ---accountability failures-- DO YOU AGREE?WHAT COULD BE DONE BY US TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR THEM?
:  A. Actually Sir, the problem with your question is that it is too good a question to be ignored. Your question has a direct connection with humanities...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-poor-and-disadvantaged-groups-are-the-hardest-hit-victim//answers/8585338

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Q. What is the Times Square Ball? When did it start?
Prabhat Kumar Kumar:  A. Each year during the New Years Eve celebration in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, a time ball made of crystal and electric lights is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-times-square-ball-when-did-it-start/8580272/answers/16310530

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Q. what is embalming in medical science
Nargis Bhambi:  A. As practiced in the funeral homes of the Western World (notably North America), embalming uses several steps. Modern embalming techniques are not...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-embalming-in-medical-science/16306719/answers/15858153

thyagarajan mahadevan
Q. what is a refugee?
Thyagarajan Mahadevan:  A. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RefugeeA refugee is a person who flees to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution. Owing to a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-a-refugee/15857638/answers/14009805

Sneha Biswas
Q. What is origin of the word UNDERDOG ?
Sneha Biswas:  A. "the beaten dog in a fight," 1887, from under + dog. Cf. top dog "dominant person in a situation or...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-origin-of-the-word-underdog-/14009774/answers/13245198

  Web results for Internally Displaced People
UN refugee chief warns against overlooking humanitarian crises in Africa

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) The United Nations refugee chief on Monday warned the international community about the risks of overlooking the... ...

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Tourism & Community Development

Tourism is shaping the economy of the societies and countries that have made it an inherent part of their economies. It has given economic... ...

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Afghan 'First Lady' Edges Towards a Public Life

Kabul: In Afghanistan's strictly patriarchal society, women are generally hidden from public view, but Rula Ghani could be the exception after her... ...

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U.N. agency

By By | Reuters 9 minutes ago ABU DHABI (Reuters) - An escalation of political turmoil in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world,... ...

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Final trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic begins

The Hague, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) The last phase of the trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/final-trial-of-former-bosnian-serb-leader-karadzic-begins-114092901014_1.html

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