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8 December 2011 - 2:32pmIyad Yousif Alfairy shares his shelter in Jabalia Refugee Camp in North Gaza with 14 family members. Like many in the camp, Alfairy’s shelter is rundown, overcrowded and in desperate need of repair. During the rainy season, manholes overflow and raw sewage floods in from the streets. “We pray...
7 December 2011 - 7:21pmRepresentatives from almost 150 countries gathered at the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) headquarters in Geneva today to commemorate two fundamental conventions - the 1951 Refugee Convention and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. As one of OCHA’s key humanitarian partners...