Monday 24 September 2018 ,
Monday 24 September 2018 ,
Latest News
  • 10 districts get new DCs
  • Writ seeks independent body to probe ‘fictitious cases’
  • Bangladesh face Afghanistan in crucial super four match today
  • Sundarban wildlife gets extended sanctuary
  • RMG workers block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway
1 December, 2017 00:00 00 AM
Print

Syria remains world’s largest displacement crisis: UN official

Xinhua

UNITED NATIONS: Syria remains the world's largest and most dynamic displacement crisis, with half of Syrians displaced from their homes, said UN's top humanitarian official on Wednesday, reports Xinhua. On average, more than 6,500 people have been displaced every day in the first nine months of 2017, UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock told the Security Council. In northeast Syria, as fighting continued down the Euphrates River toward the border with Iraq, airstrikes and clashes have displaced more than 436,000 people from and within Raqqa governorate since the anti-Islamic State offensive began a year ago. Another 350,000 people have been displaced from and within the neighboring governorate of Deir ez-Zor since August 2017, said Lowcock.

Nearly 3 million people continue to live in besieged and hard-to-reach areas in Syria, he said. Some 420,000 people are living in 10 besieged areas, 94 percent of whom are in the rebel-held enclave of East Ghouta near the capital city of Damascus.

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader said the people of the country do not want any movement before the national election. Do you agree?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 20.0%
No 80.0%
No Comment 0.0%
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
01
02030405060708
09101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting