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Libya war leaves thousands homeless in Tripoli

Tripoli - Layla Mohammed barely had time to gather her children's belongings before fleeing their southern Tripoli home when shelling targeted the Libyan capital's outskirts earlier this year.

Syria violence uproots displaced families again

Sar - Thin mattresses, children's toys, a gas heater: Abu Ismail packed a pick-up truck with scant belongings before fleeing a northwest Syria town nearly emptied of residents by recent regime attacks.

Aid sent to displaced Syrians near Jordan border: UN

Damascus - The United Nations said Friday it had sent aid to thousands of displaced Syrians living in an isolated desert camp near the Jordanian border, the first such delivery since February.

Kids in Iraq camps dream big, but can't enroll in school

Al Hamdaniyah - Maareb has big dreams, but she may never get to realise them. Every day, when her friends attend class in the Iraqi displacement camp they call home, she stays behind.

Thousands head home in Syria's Idlib after deal: monitor

Beirut - Thousands of residents of Syria's last major rebel bastion Idlib headed home within 48 hours of the announcement of a deal to avoid a government offensive to retake it, a war monitor said on Wednesday.

Using algorithms to predict gentrification and fight displacement

You will know it when you see it - Gentrification hits when a neighborhood’s property values and demographics start changing, and the fears of displacement set in. In the past, it was hard to stop the process once it began, but today we have tech tools.

How climate change is fueling 'gentrification' in many cities

Many cities along our coastlines particularly Miami Beach or Virginia Beach, have wealthier neighborhoods closest to the water while neighborhoods farthest from the beach, at higher elevations, are more affordable.

Displaced Iraqis long for home, but return risky

- Iraqi civilians displaced by the battle to recapture Mosul long to return home but bombs left by jihadists and ongoing fighting makes going back now a dangerous proposition.

More than 100,000 Iraqis displaced in Mosul op: IOM

Baghdad - More than 100,000 people have been displaced as a result of the massive operation to recapture Iraq's second city Mosul, the International Organisation for Migration said on Sunday.

17 Indigenous People Killed in Colombia

The UN Refugee Agency is calling for a thorough investigation into the reported murders last week of 17 Awá indigenous people in a remote area of south-western Colombia.
 

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Civilians being displaced in Sri Lanka as a result of the governmental army s attack in 2009.
Civilians being displaced in Sri Lanka as a result of the governmental army's attack in 2009.
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Here s Sunset at Prospect: On the right  June 25  2016. On the left  9 years ago. Note the displacem...
Here's Sunset at Prospect: On the right, June 25, 2016. On the left, 9 years ago. Note the displacement of the curbing.
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