Posted on 11/15/2013 - 10:37

14 November 2013: In July the Tanzanian government announced that all “illegal aliens” had to leave the country. As a result, nearly 11,500 people of Rwandan origin had arrived in Rwanda from Tanzania by the end of September 2013. The expelled

Rwandans have been accommodated in the Rukara and Kiyanzi transit facilities.
Since most of the expellees arrived in Rwanda...



Posted on 11/13/2013 - 14:16

11 November 2013: On 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, devastating portions of 36 provinces. More than 11 million people were directly affected by the extreme winds and flooding, including an estimated 673,000 people left without shelter. In response to the devastation, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos released US$25 million on 11 November...



Posted on 11/13/2013 - 14:15

14 November 2013: On 15 October, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Bohol province in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Numerous buildings, roads and bridges were heavily damaged or destroyed, while 218 people were killed and another 768 injured. Eight people remain missing.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the Philippines, 47...



Posted on 11/13/2013 - 14:14

10 October 2013: Since early September, fighting between the Moro National Liberation Front and the Armed Forces of the Philippines has claimed the lives of at least 130 people and destroyed more than 10,000 houses in the Santa Catalina district of Zamboanga City.

An estimated 170,000 Filipinos have been affected in the two districts Zamboanga and Basilan, including 131,400 internally...



Posted on 11/13/2013 - 10:15

18 October 2013: Inter-ethnic tensions and sporadic violent clashes between Liberian migrants and Guineans have existed in Nzérékoré, Guinea, since 1991. The violence significantly escalated in July 2013 following the murder of a young man in Koule, near Nzérékoré. Clashes quickly spread to the prefectures of Nzérékoré. To date,...