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Report on Refugees and displacement

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Refugees are often in the headlines yet the reality of their lives is frequently misunderstood.

Tens of millions of people have been uprooted from their homes because of violence or persecution.

Updated: Wed, 19 Jun 2013

But not all these people are refugees. Syrians who have fled fighting to other parts of Syria are strictly speaking known as internally displaced people because they haven’t left Syria. Those in neighbouring Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq are refugees because they’ve crossed an international border.

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Global problem with low cost housing persists

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low cost housing complex in Kenya

The global problem with low cost housing persists

 Recently we came across an article that exemplifies the notion that we are making headway in the fight to make available low cost housing.  The article, published by Nation Media Group in Kenya presented words by the Housing Minister and others regarding low cost housing.

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