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Feb 26

One Darfur community is sick of fighting – bringing peace back

http://www.globalpost.com/article/6736564/2016/02/22/darfur-conflict-peace Feb 26 2016 The Darfur conflict erupted in 2003, leading to the death and displacement of hundreds of thousands of Sudanese citizens and capturing the world’s attention. Three years later, the Darfur Peace Agreement was signed — but the war raged on. Then, in 2011, came another peace agreement, the Doha Document for Peace …

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Nov 24

Displaced Serbians accommodate incoming Syrian Refugees

Where Wars Collide: Inside a Serbian Center Home to Refugees Old and New By Sara Elizabeth Williams November 23, 2015 | 10:41 am Afghani teenager Khalil squinted in the winter Balkan sunshine and winced as he flexed his left bicep, red and inflamed where a police dog bit him a few days back, in Bulgaria. …

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Oct 14

Khartoum, Sudan – Conducting Conflict Research Workshops Aug 2014

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Conflict Analysis Tools and Methods Capacity Building Workshop – Khartoum, Sudan August 16–21, 2014 Two S-CAR faculty members, Daniel Rothbart and Sudha Rajput, traveled to Khartoum, Sudan to facilitate a one-day symposium and five-day workshop entitled “Conflict Analysis Tools and Methods Capacity Building.” Supported by USAID and the international organization, AECOM, the symposium and workshop …

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Sep 10

Israel and Gaza – Internal displacement – Sept 10, 2014

(1) According to UNICEF, around 500,000 Gazans were internally displaced during the Israeli aggression. (2) The infrastructure at UN schools is not suitable to house thousands of families and definitely not for the children. Disease is spreading specially among children due to overcrowding… we are not asking for the impossible. We only want our houses …

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Feb 21

South Sudan – Internal Displacement rises

South Sudan – Internal Displacement: Norwegian Refugee Council reports that from December 2013 to-date, 900.000 people have fled due to political disagreements between the current government and opposition forces. People are living in the bushes, under the trees trying to escape the harsh climate, while being exposed to mosquito bites. The usual April rains are …

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Feb 17

Guide to Blogging from PCDN

http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/profiles/blog/show?id=780588%3ABlogPost%3A913476&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_post#.UwIrrGJdU1I

Feb 06

CONF.795 – Blog Post #1 – Syrian Crisis

SYRIA: With no end in sight for the resolution of the Syrian crisis and increasing likelihood for spin-off conflicts spreading across the region, UNHCR is reporting that the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) may double by the end of the 2014. UNHCR is predicting the IDP numbers to reach 6.5 million by the end …

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Dec 02

Syria’s refugee children

Syrian refugee children work, provide for families By BARBARA SURKNovember 29, 2013 12:42 PM ZAHLEH, Lebanon (AP) — Every morning in northeastern Lebanon, hundreds of Syrian children are picked up from refugee settlements, loaded onto trucks and taken to the fields or shops for a day’s work that earns $4 or less. Throughout the day, …

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Oct 30

Alternative Healing

A Great Teacher: Living Like Water by Madisyn Taylor (co-founder of an inspirational Website called DailyOM) (www.dailyom.com) October 30, 2013 Here she talks about alternative healing: Read on>> “Water is a great teacher that shows us how to move through the world with grace, ease, determination, and humility. The journey of water as it flows …

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Aug 15

Egypt – what is happening in Egypt (Aug 14,2013)

Sudha Rajput explains the ongoing Egypt conflict in simple terms. Country: Egypt (population 85m) Gov HQ: Alexandria (coastal city in Egypt) – other gov offices in Nile Delta area Neighbors: Northeast (Israel and Gaza Strip) West (Libya) South (Sudan) – Egypt’s Israeli border is in close proximity to Jordan and Saudi Arabia, although there is …

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