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Thousands of Syrians stuck in the desert risk starvation

Thousands of Syrians stuck in the desert risk starvation

Tens of thousands of Syrians stranded in a desert camp near the Jordanian border are at risk of starvation amid dwindling supplies and the approach of winter, while regional powers trade blame over who is responsible for this latest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s civil war. Desperately needed aid deliveries to the besieged Rukban camp have […]

October 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
44 migrants, including babies, die of thirst in Niger desert

44 migrants, including babies, die of thirst in Niger desert

At least 44 Libya-bound migrants, including women and babies, died of thirst after their vehicle broke down in the scorching Sahara desert of northern Niger, local officials said Thursday. “The number of migrants who died in the desert is 44 for now,” said Rhissa Feltou, the mayor of Agadez, a remote town on the edge […]

June 1, 2017 | By | Reply More