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2010-06-29 05:14:00

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the 10th of June, when significant acts of violence largely against Uzbeks in the Kyrgyz cities of Osh and Jalalabad began, Uzbekistan has opened its border to accept some 80,000 refugees - mostly women, children and the elderly - and provided significant support in terms of humanitarian aid. Uzbekistani NGOs and public organizations of Uzbekistan have been dispatching high volumes of humanitarian aid for refugees.

2010-02-06 11:00:00

Physician Assistant Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine partner to create model for refugee health care HOUSTON, Feb.

2010-02-03 15:37:00

Letter from Bipartisan Refugee Caucus Co-Chairs follows meetings with Congress and visits to region by LOST's Jeff Fahey, USCRI's Lavinia Limon, and former US Amb. Michael Ussery WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, US House of Representatives Refugee Caucus Co-Chairs Reps.

2009-12-24 14:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has called on President Barack Obama to deliver a Christmas message of hope to Iraq's Christians and other persecuted religious minorities. Writing today to President Obama, the CEO of CSI's U.S. affiliate, Dr.

2009-11-23 15:28:12

The goal of the new settlement policy for refugees and survivors of the genocide in Rwanda in 1994 was to provide new accommodation for all who needed it.

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2009-11-10 09:20:00

MU experts say greater understanding of languages and cultures is needed.

2009-10-29 15:55:00

New USCRI report, "Stonewalling on Refugee Rights," documents Sahrawi refugee rights abuse in Algeria WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-13 12:17:00

Forgotten or Forsaken? UN refugee chief says international community needs to "wake up" to plight of refugees stranded in desert for decades in "precarious conditions" WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-08 14:41:00

Forgotten or Forsaken? UN refugee chief says international community needs to "wake up" to plight of refugees stranded in desert for decades in "precarious conditions" WASHINGTON, Oct.


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  • The governor of a province or people.
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