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2011-08-04 06:39:48

Individuals around the world are internally displaced every year as a result of armed conflict.

2011-08-02 21:01:29

Residents of Sri Lanka who were internally displaced during the civil conflict that occurred in their country from 1983 to 2009 have a higher prevalence of war-related mental health conditions that include depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder.

2011-07-25 23:25:15

The largest, most comprehensive evidence-based guidelines to immigrant health — designed to help Canadian physicians meet the unique needs of this group — are being published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

2011-07-19 13:39:00

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the humanitarian community declares famine in parts of southern Somalia, increasing numbers of Somalis affected by the drought in East Africa are fleeing across the country's borders in search of food, clean water and shelter.

2011-06-24 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Dec. 1950, Korea's northeast seaside town Heungnam was at the critical state: 105,000 American military members and 100,000 refugees were hemmed in by Chinese Reds and the North Korean military.

2011-06-10 14:44:00

CHICAGO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Relief Chicago is pleased to announce our celebration of World Refugee Day on Friday, June 17(th), 2011 from 3-6pm. World Relief Chicago welcomes all members of the community to join us in celebrating the lives of refugees on Friday, June 17(th) from 3-6pm.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.