Compared to four years ago, Zakat funds increased in record numbers last year, helping more than two million refugees across the world, according to UNHCR.
Violent and often sadistic pushbacks from Italy, Slovenia and Croatia are a damning indictment of Europe's broken migrant policy.
The UN, aid groups and Rohingya leaders said the fences erected by the military hampered rescue work and caused injuries during Monday’s 12-hour blaze in the maze that killed at least 15 people and left nearly 50,000 homeless.
The pre-dawn attack on Tara village is the latest in a series of attacks by criminal gangs known locally as "bandits" who for years have terrorised communities. The attackers also stole 100 cows.
The boat left southern Bangladesh about 10 days ago and its whereabouts remain unknown as we understood that some passengers had died, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said.
Border pushbacks that deny migrants their right to apply for asylum and collective expulsions are illegal under international refugee treaties, which allow people fearing for their safety to seek protection.
A UN spokesman said the key cause of the deteriorating situation is the very high level of insecurity along the road link to Cameroon where over 1,600 trucks, with 500 carrying humanitarian supplies, remain blocked at the border since mid-December.
The UN agency for refugees says it aims to enhance access to education and livelihoods in countries of asylum.
The rejection from the global superstar is a public relations disaster for the Kingdom which is trying to find its feet as it diversifies its economy.
UNHCR says violence following last month’s contested presidential election caused some 50,000 to flee across Ubangi river into the DRC.
UNRWA spokesperson told TRT World that although Abu Dhabi will be rallying behind Tel Aviv's long-standing demand of scrapping the UNRWA, "the UN agency will continue to work as long as other states support them."
A large fire had broken out in a camp in the Miniyeh region injuring some people. A source says the blaze could have been sparked by the harassment of a Syrian woman or due to unpaid Syrian worker wages.
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