In a little more than a week the UN's numbers of displaced by the fighting in southern Syria has risen by almost 100,000 with the UN refugee agency warning of a major humanitarian crisis ahead.
Residents of eastern Ghouta were evacuated from the city of Douma last month after an alleged chemical attack. They say the incident on the night of April 7 was "like the end of the world."
Temporary shelters were set up by the government for displaced people following the disaster in August that killed hundreds, with hundreds more still missing. Those shelters are now closed, but many families still have no closure.
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has displaced millions of people and destroyed much of what they had left behind.
No group claimed responsibility for the attack, but the region has been a frequent target of Boko Haram militants in their eight-year bid to carve out a caliphate beyond Nigeria.
In an offensive to take back the city from Daesh, infrastructure has been hit the hardest. The UN says getting basic infrastructure up and running across the country will cost more than $1 billion.
The authorities in the Philippines have hit the rebels' logistics hard, cutting off key supplies and seizing large amounts of weapons and explosives.
Displaced Muslims have lost their shelters after a fire swept through a camp near the Rakhine State capital of Sittwe, according to a witness.
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