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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......

Arvind Subramanian: 'India doesn't have this ability to project power like China'

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents a bouquet to China's President Xi Jinping (left). Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters.   As part of a shake-up in the finance......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

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......

  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

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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
USAID Provides Humanitarian Food Assistance to Conflict-Affected Ukrainians

KYIV, Ukraine The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a $3 million contribution to the U.N. World Food Program's... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/usaid-provides-humanitarian-food-assistance-conflict-affected-ukrainians
After the tigers are gone in Jaffna

To write about a train, you don't need to run with it. So I will, instead, first talk about Jaya Perera, a hairdresser from Muscat, who in the 70s,... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/after-the-tigers-are-gone-in-jaffna/article1-1288930.aspx
Indian spiritual leader calls for peace in Iraq

Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS): Art of Living founder Ravi Shankar has called for early restoration of peace in Iraq and an end to all conflicts in west... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=278793
Wedding Docudiary

Pushpa Rawat, 27, an unassuming and modest Ghaziabad girl, thought there might be a film in the story of her failed romance. In Nirnay , a... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Wedding-Docudiary/292625
As challenges mount for displaced in eastern Ukraine, UN agency ramps up food voucher plan

New York, Nov 22 (IBNS) Key steps have been taken recently to deliver food vouchers to some 10,000 internally displaced people in the Donetsk... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/as-challenges-mount-for-displaced-in-eastern-ukraine-un-agency-ramps-up-food-voucher-plan-news-international-olwnOWacbbcei.html

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