Refugee Shelter for the Future
The challenge of providing adequate shelter to people displaced by conflict or natural disaster is unique, especially when there is no set duration for their settlement.
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 5 August 2013
Tents have long played an essential role in the emergency phase of humanitarian responses to refugee influxes. They are relatively light and cheap, and they can be stockpiled, ... read more »
A young girl sweeps her family compound in the Yida refugee camp, South Sudan, April 2012.
Radio Dabanga, 26 July 2013
Torrential rains accompanied by severe wind this week destroyed more than 225 houses at El Salam camp for the displaced near Nyala, capital of South Darfur. read more »
Radio Dabanga, 24 July 2013
Reports of hardship, the spread of disease, shortages of food, clean drinking water, medical care and shelter continue to reach Radio Dabanga from the camps for the displaced ... read more »
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 19 July 2013
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 July 2013, at the Palais des Nations ... read more »
The Observer, 16 July 2013
The raging war and instability in DR Congo that have displaced thousands of people illustrates the country's politics which promote violence, the minister for Disaster Preparedness ... read more »
Radio Dabanga, 1 July 2013
The Sudanese refugees of camp Arkasony in eastern Chad have complained of the acute shortage of plastic sheets and tents. read more »