GUWAHATI/SILCHAR/SHILLONG: Southwest monsoon rains wreaked havoc in the Northeast, inundating large areas in five districts of Assam, which increased the affected population twofold to a little les

Sheltering under planks on his boat moored at a waterside slum in Lagos, fisherman Thomson Pascal is trying to protect his six children from the rain flooding into what is now their new home.

The International Labor Organization (ILO) reports children caught in conflict and natural disasters are most at risk of child labor and of falling prey to trafficking, sexual exploitation and abus

The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but also in identifying when those pressures are pushing a state towards the brink of failure.

Officials in South Sudan are undertaking efforts to bring clean drinking water to displaced persons in Aburoc in the Upper Nile Region.

Nearly 2.4 million people in India were internally displaced due to conflict, violence and disasters in 2016, the third highest number globally, a new report by a monitoring centre said.

More than 31 million people - one person every second - were uprooted in their home country in 2016 because of conflicts and disasters, and numbers will grow unless the underlying causes like clima

MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- An estimated number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia has increased to 6.7 million, more than half the population of the country, the UN said on Wednesda

(AFP) - More than 31 million people were displaced in their own countries by conflict, violence and disasters in 2016, with China and the Democratic Republic of Congo among the worst affected, a ne

The inquiry comes at a time of heightened land conflicts across the country. Whether it will provide the necessary answers remains to be seen.

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