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Hungary PM calls for 3bn Syria aid package China Tianjin explosions: Premier Li Keqiang visits scene Map of port Tianjin China  Li Keqiang has visited the victims of a major disaster at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin. He met those who had been injured and displaced Number displaced worldwide hits record high  UN: The number of people displaced by war, conflict or persecution reached a record high of nearly 60 million around the world in 2014, a UN report says   Nepal earthquake: Tent cities spring up for displaced Map of Kathmandu Nepal  Tent cities have sprung up for those displaced by the earthquake in Nepal, which is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people Floods displace at least 6,000 after rain in Haiti, Dom. Republic UN says food aid for Syrians face cuts due Airstrike hits UN school in Gaza as Israeli troops start redeploying Map of Rafah Israel
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1. 2017-11-05 Flash floods kill five in Malaysia Penang, Malaysia
C. 2017-01-17 Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp Rann, Northern Nigeria
3. 2016-12-09 Indonesia quake: Number of homeless soars to 43,000 Aceh
E. 2016-10-01 Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 9,300 in past year Syria
2016-02-10 Aleppo fighting displaces 50,000 people Aleppo
6. 2015-10-17 Philippines battered as Typhoon Koppu barrels in Casiguran, Philippines
H. 2015-09-11 Hungary PM calls for 3bn Syria aid package Hungary
8. 2015-08-16 China Tianjin explosions: Premier Li Keqiang visits scene port, Tianjin, China
J. 2015-06-17 Number displaced worldwide hits record high UN

  Philippines battered as Typhoon Koppu barrels in Map of Casiguran Philippines
Flash floods kill five in Malaysia   Flash floods caused by hours of torrential rain killed at least five people in Malaysia and the military deployed on Sunday to help rescue displaced... Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp Map of Rann Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: A Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more Indonesia quake: Number of homeless soars to 43,000  Aceh: The number of people displaced by a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia on Wednesday has soared to at least 43,000, emergency officials s... Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 9,300 in past year  A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside gov. control have displaced tens of thousands and caused wide destruction Aleppo fighting displaces 50,000 people Map of Aleppo Syria

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  A surge in fighting in the province has displaced about 50,000 people, the International Committee of the Red Cross has warned

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  Homes have been flattened, power lines toppled, and thousands of people have fled their homes. 10,000 people had been displaced


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  10 were killed in Gaza Sunday after a school sheltering displaced people was hit in an airstrike, as Israel signaled a possible scaling back of its troops
May.16   California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations Map of San Marcos USA  San Diego: Firefighters have beaten back parts of the nine blazes raging in southern California, allowing thousands of displaced locals to return to the area Jan.3   Number of displaced in CAR 'doubles'   The number of internally displaced people in the Central African Republic has more than doubled to 935,000 since December, the UN says

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Nov.12     800,000 displaced by typhoon: U.N.
  Southern Philippines: While still unimaginably devastating, Typhoon Haiyan may not turn out to be as deadly as initially thought Aug.20 More rain adds to misery in flooded Philippine capital  Manila: Heavy rain pounded the capital and surrounding areas for a third day, adding to the misery of 300,0000 exhausted people displaced from their... Mar.26 Somalia refugees 'abused and raped'

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Nov.1     Cyclone tears into south Indian coast   Southern India: At least eight people were killed and thousands displaced after powerful Cyclone Nilam roared into India's southeastern coast Apr.7     127 dead as Syrian forces target civilians
  Syrian forces are targeting civilians displaced from their homes by earlier fighting, an opposition group said

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Oct.11 U.N. peacekeepers killed in Darfur
Sep.11 Flooding kills 200, damages 1 million homes. Pakistan Apr.15 Japan nuclear plant told to pay evacuees. Northern Japan

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Jul.30     Deaths rise in South Asia monsoon  NW Pakistan: More than 400 people have been killed and 400,000 displaced by monsoon flooding in Pakistan and Afghanistan Jun.18 UN launches Kyrgyzstan appeal
Apr.18   Second deadly attack in 2 days   NW Pakistan: A suicide bomber killed 7 people at a police station in Kohat -- the same town where attackers targeted a camp for displaced people and killed... Apr.17 Dozens killed in attack on camp Map of Kohat Pakistan
  NW Pakistan: 2 separate suicide attackers killed at least 32 people and wounded more than 50 at a camp for displaced people
Jan.26     Club grounds now home to 100,000
   Haiti: As many as 100,000 displaced Haitians are sleeping here at night, the largest camp in the sweeping hills of The Petionville Club

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Oct.25   Hundreds displaced after fuel depot fire
   Puerto Rico: A blaze at a oil storage facility continued to rage out of contro, sending black smoke into the air and forcing at least 1,500 people out of their homes
Sep.28   Flood death toll rises    Philippines: 240 people are now known to have died in severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm Ketsana. The disaster has displaced more than 450,000 people Sep.18 Airstrike reportedly kills dozens
   Yemen: Yemen's military opened an investigation into reports that an airstrike intended for Shiite rebels mistakenly struck and killed displaced Yemeni civilians
UN warning over displaced Tamils
  Sri Lanka: Lynn Pascoe, the UN's political chief, says the situation in camps for Tamils displaced by the recent war is putting reconciliation at risk
Aug.9     Millions displaced as typhoon blasts China  Southern China: High winds and torrential rain of Typhoon Morakot that slammed into China's coastal provinces and Taiwan has left dozens missing Jul.23   Angelina Jolie visits displaced Iraqis
  Baghdad: Actress walked through a makeshift settlement on the outskirts of Baghdad, where 20,000 Iraqis live, unable to return to their homes
Jul.12   Pakistani displaced begin return Map of Swat Pakistan
  NW Pakistan: The government has started to return home some of the two million people displaced by the conflict in the Swat valley
May.26   More Somalis flee heavy fighting in capital Map of Mogadishu Somalia
   Somalia: As the largest gathering of displaced residents in the world, tens of thousands of civilians are seeking shelter along the Afgooye corridor
May.22 UN in $543m Pakistan aid appeal May.19 U.S. give $100M for displaced Pakistanis May.12   Amid rebuilding, scars linger from quake
  Southern China: In 2008 the tremor killed 68,712 people. It left 17,921 missing, more than 374,000 injured and at least 15 million people displaced
May.8 Wildfire scorches 8,600 acres
. Southern California May.7   Displaced Pakistanis crowd camps  Thousands fleeing south to escape the escalating conflict between the military and Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan Feb.27   Displaced Somalis return to Mogadishu
   Somalia: More than 40,000 Somalis have returned to the abandoned neighborhoods in the past 6 weeks, despite some of the heaviest fighting

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Dec.1   UN gears up for return of displaced Iraqis
  Many of people believe it's getting safer and easier to return to their homes in once-perilous neighborhoods
Nov.21 Gunmen kill woman trying to rape girl Map of Goma Congo
   Congo: Armed men entered a camp for displaced people to kidnap and rape a girl, but when the girl screamed, the gunmen fired shots at a woman
Aug.28   Millions in India, Nepal flee rising water
  Extreme flooding has displaced millions on either side of the India-Nepal border after Saptakoshi river burst its banks
Jan.4 180,000 people displaced    Kenya: After disputed election some have been housed in makeshift camps while others have sought refuge in police stations or churches

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Aug.6 Monsoon recedes, death toll rises
. India Jul.31   U.N. troops will go to Darfur
  UN Security Council: The Council voted unanimously to authorize up to 26,000 troops and police in an effort to stop attacks on millions of displaced civilians
Jun.11     Flash floods leave 66 dead Map of Guangdong China
  Southern China: More than a half-million displaced by flooding and landslides that followed heavy rainfall in south Guangdong Province
May.9   600,000 flee 'peace' force Map of North Kivu Congo
   Congo: 113,000 civilians have fled fighting in North Kivu since February, and the province now has 600,000 displaced people

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Sep.13 New alarm over Darfur crisis toll
  Up to 10,000 displaced, many of them children, are dying each month in the region as a result of disease and violence
Aug.7 UN warns of Darfur disease threat

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Jul.11 Aid appeal for refugees
  Central Africa: The U.N. agency has embarked on a $14 million appeal to help refugees and displaced persons

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Mar.19   Refugees flood home
  Northern Afghanistan: Displaced 2,500 families are going back to their villages in northern Afghanistan
Jan.18 Aid agencies battle volcano disaster. Congo

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