Humanitarian corridors needed to reach many displaced in Iraq: IOM

The International Organization for Migration warned Friday that aid workers could not reach tens of thousands of Iraqis displaced by the violence rocking the country, urging the establishment of humanitarian corridors to access those in need.

Assam floods: 250 villages affected, 75,000 people affected

The flood situation in Assam continued to remain critical with nearly 250 villages under water, affecting over 75,000 people across nine districts.

`Centre`s policies have aggravated problems of the displaced`

Jharkhand government blamed the Centre`s policies for problems being faced by displaced families and sought remedy to the issue.

90,000 displaced in Nigerian city hit by violence

Deadly clashes between Islamists and security forces last week have displaced 90,000 people in
Damaturu.

Mitigate sufferings of the displaced people: Swami Agnivesh

Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Thursday
appealed to Jharkhand Governor MOH Farook to take steps to
mitigate sufferings of the displaced people in Ranchi
following the anti-encroachment drive by the administration.

Displaced villagers along Indo-Bangla border block highway

Thousands of villagers, displaced
due to erection of barbed wire fencing along the Indo-Bangla
border, on Wednesday blocked the Assam-Agartala National highway at
Reshambagan near here demanding proper rehabilitation.

Over 31000 PoK displaced families registered in J&K: Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government
on Saturday said as many as 31619 families displaced from PoK during
partition riots in 1947 were registered in the state.

Brazil government says 100K displaced by floods

Reports show Brazil`s Minas Gerais state has been hit the hardest.

PM, Rajapaksa discuss issue of displaced Tamils

Rehabilitation of displaced
Tamils in Sri Lanka on Friday came up for discussion during a
meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President
Mahinda Rajapaksa.

2 mn displaced as floods wreck havoc in northern Nigeria

Heavy flooding has displaced about 2 million people, affecting 5,000 villages in northern Nigeria.

NHRC for package to locals displaced by land acquisitions

Noting that land acquisitions for
development projects result in "displacement of locals", the
NHRC has suggested that there should be a suitable "package"
to ensure that such oustees are taken care of.

400,000 now uprooted by Kyrgyzstan unrest: UN

Deadly ethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan have forced at least 400,000 people to flee, UN said on Thursday.

27 mn people displaced within their country: UN

The number of people forcibly displaced within their own country grew by four percent to 27.1 million in 2009, the UN has said.

Sri Lanka sets deadline for resettlement of displaced people

The Sri Lankan government has
issued a new deadline to resettle tens of thousands of
internally displaced people (IDPs) who are still living in
camps.

Power projects: Rehabilitation policy for displaced

The Centre has formulated a
policy to rehabilitate people uprooted from their land due to
various power projects, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar
Shinde said today.