Refugee Camps

  • Watch: Wedding salon helps Syrian refugees in Jordan reclaim normalcy February 3, 2014

    A wedding salon is just amongst a few things at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan being run by Syrians for Syrians to help them reclaim normalcy after facing decades of conflict. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Relief camps lack basic amenities December 12, 2013

    Shamli: The Supreme Court has taken cognizance of a report on IBN which pointed out to the death of over 50 children due to cold weather in the relief camps set up for Muzaffarnagar riots victims. According to reports, riot victims live a very miserable life and find no help...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SC pulls up UP over children's death December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Supreme Court has expressed concern over media reports pointing to the death of over 50 children due to cold weather in the relief camps set up for Muzaffarnagar riots victims. Directing the Uttar Pradesh government to take immediate steps to look into allegations of inadequate facilities for the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 13 babies born at refugee camp, but no medical aid September 19, 2013

    Ghaziabad: In the past eight days, 13 babies have been born at the refugee camp for riot victims from Muzaffarnagar. But as IBN7 reports, there is no medical help that is reaching the victims. In the past eight days, three women have had a miscarriage due to lack of medical...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 13 babies born at refugee camp, but no medical help for them September 18, 2013

    Ghaziabad: The political leaders are trying to gain political mileage from Muzaffarnagar riots in Uttar Pradesh. More than 40 people losat their lives and over thousands were displaced. In the last eight days, 13 babies have been born at the refugee camp for riot victims, but there is no medical...
  • Assam violence: Relief camps swell with refugees July 28, 2012

    Bongaigaon: Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gets set to visit Assam on Saturday, reports suggest more than 2 lakh refugees are now living in refugee camps. On Wednesday, a baby was born in the camp near Biathamari. However, the mother is yet to get baby food. Electricity remains a problem...
  • Jaya allocates Rs 25 cr for Lankan camps March 25, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday allocated Rs 25.62 crore for improving basic amenities in the Lankan Tamil refugee camps, giving scholarships to children of the refugees who are pursuing higher studies and for giving onetime grants of Rs 10,000 to the women's self help groups run...
  • SL faces UN ire over LTTE wipeout, refugee camps September 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka faces UN sanctions after reports of human rights violations against Tamils in the country. India fears that it could set off reactions in Tamil Nadu as well. A senior UN official in Colombo told Sri Lankan has told Sri Lankan president Rajapakse that Sri Lanka must own...
  • UNHCR official shot dead at relief camp in Pakistan July 16, 2009

    Islamabad: An official of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)'s office was killed and two others were injured today in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. The gunmen opened fire at the UNHCR office in the Kacha Garhi relief camp in Peshawar, killing the...
  • Tamil refugees continue to live a nightmare in SL May 27, 2009

    Vavunia: Sri Lanka may be free of Prabhakaran and the LTTE, but many Tamil refugees still continue to live the nightmare. Manik Farm in Sri Lanka's northern Vavunia district is spread over five zones the farm houses a staggering 24 camps teeming with Tamil civilians. Most are innocent victims of...
  • UN, Sri Lanka to find political solution to conflict May 25, 2009

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan government and the UN have agreed to find a political solution to the island's long drawnout ethnic conflict, the presidential office said on Sunday. In a joint statement issued on Saturday at the conclusion of UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon's twoday visit to the island, the two sides...
  • Kandhamal refugees too scared to go home October 8, 2008

    Bhubaneshwar: Even though there has been a let up in the violence in Orissas Kandhamal district, most of the 25,000 refugees are still too scared to return home. Now I am very scared to go back there because we feel once we go there we will be killed,...
  • Myanmar leader makes first visit to relief camp May 19, 2008

    Yangon (Myanmar): The leader of Myanmar's ruling junta made his first visit to a refugee camp Sunday, patting the heads of babies and shaking hands with cyclone survivors, amid growing international criticism over the government's handling of the crisis. UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon, rebuffed so far in attempts to discuss the...
  • Lebanese army shells Palestinian camp May 21, 2007

    New Delhi: In Lebanon, the death toll in continued fighting between the army and Palestinian refugees has left more than 50 dead. Among those dead are at least 22 soldiers and 17 militants. Scores of women and children are also among the casualties. The Lebanese army has surrounded the NahrelBard camp...
  • Lankan refugees a threat to TN shores June 19, 2007

    Chennai: The LTTE's latest attacks, first an air strike followed by their trademark suicide mission, is likely to provoke a military response from the Sri Lankan Army which could escalate fighting in the island nation. However, a bigger threat to India are the Sri Lankan refugees who are landing...