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ISWAP, the breakaway faction of Boko Haram, is building its own state in the Lake Chad region as an alternative to Nigeria.
The odds are stacked against those trying to enter and aid groups fear a winter crisis ahead for thousands stuck on the Croatian border.
Syrians living in the United States will face more uncertainty – and the prospect of return – in 18 months time.
Ebola cases rose this week in Goma, along with fears this densely populated city may not be as ready as hoped to tackle an outbreak.
Mistrust is handicapping the response. To mobilise the local community, trust must be built fast.
More than 680,000 Afghan refugees and migrants could be pushed home this year. New research shows they’ll face lower income, higher unemployment, and rising debt.
Longer wait times in Mexico for would-be US immigrants mean longer exposure to danger – especially for lesbian women in cities with high femicide rates.
Hits on civilian targets like hospitals, schools, and water tanks have become commonplace, as the UN relief chief describes the last three months as ‘carnage’.
Fewer people are being apprehended at the border than a decade ago. But most are now families seeking asylum not male economic migrants, making them much harder to process.
Hiding in mosques or under armed guard, displaced refugees are still grappling with the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts as ethnic tensions simmer.