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5,000 New People. 465 New Homes. Will a Construction Project Solve One DRC Town’s Problem?

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Human Migration

Violence between Mai Mai groups and government forces in the North Kivu region of DRC has forced nearly 5,000 people from their homes and into nearby villages. Aid groups are now lifting the pressure to house them off local people by building shelters for the new arrivals.

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Young Men Move South, Away from Escalating Violence in Indian-Administered Kashmir

Region: India

Topics: Human MigrationHuman Rights

Many young men from Indian-administered Kashmir have moved south to the Indian capital of New Delhi, searching for opportunities that are hard to find at home. Even with tensions escalating after a bombing that killed 40 Indian security personnel, going back isn’t the easiest option.

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After a Fatal Bombing, Kashmiris in New Delhi Blamed, Threatened

Region: India

Topics: Human MigrationHuman Rights

Threats to their safety aren’t new for people from Indian-administered Kashmir who live in other parts of India. But many now fear heightened backlash in the wake of the Feb. 14 attack on Indian armed forces.

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Venezuelan Engineers Flee to Argentina but Find Few Jobs Await

Region: Argentina

Topics: Human MigrationJobs

As Venezuela’s economic crisis worsens, almost 7,000 Venezuelan engineers have moved to Argentina during the past two years. But Argentina’s economy is staggering, too, and the job market is fiercely competitive, so where does that leave a trained engineer?

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Refugees in Ugandan Camp Using Drawing and Drama to Heal Trauma

Region: Uganda

Topics: HealthHuman Migration

The Nakivale Refugee Settlement is home to more than 94,000 refugees, many of whom experienced trauma before they escaped from conflicts in nearby countries. The camp’s only entrepreneur network, Opportunigee, is now behind new programs using art therapy to help transform the lives of refugees, especially children.

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Despite Reputation as Way Station, Mexico Is Becoming a Destination for Migrant Women

Region: Mexico

Topics: Human MigrationWomen's Rights

Women are nearly as likely as men to migrate, fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries to seek opportunities abroad. Many of these women don’t set out for Mexico – but a new social program and the success stories of others are making it an attractive destination.

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Dominican Republic Cracking Down on Illegal Immigration, Sending Many Haitians Home

Region: Haiti

Topics: Human Migration

After Haiti’s devastating 2010 earthquake and with frequent political turmoil there, tens of thousands of Haitians have crossed the border on their island in recent years to the neighboring Dominican Republic. But the Dominican Republic has started to send many of those Haitians back.

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With Water Gone From Ancestral Land, Families Split Lives Between Two Villages

Region: Nepal

Topics: Human MigrationWater

When water sources dried up for the village of Samzong, a village in Nepal’s rural Upper Mustang region, residents built 18 new homes in a new village, Namashung. But there’s no road between the two places, so cattle and valuable property remain in Samzong – and so do about half of the members of the village’s families.

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Argentina’s Peso Falls – and so Do Migrant Workers’ Remittances

Region: Argentina

Topics: EconomyHuman MigrationMoney

Workers from around the world came to Argentina for jobs that would let them send meaningful remittances to family members in their home countries. But Argentina’s peso is rapidly depreciating, and inflation is rising, and now many of these migrant workers are wondering what to do about the plunging values of their remittances and their bank accounts.

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‘I Was Waiting for This Chance to Flee’

Region: Mexico

Topics: Human Migration

Many people in a huge caravan that began in Honduras and is now in southern Mexico say they plan to walk to the U.S. Nearly 2,000 people have chosen along the way to seek asylum in Mexico, but more than 5,000 people continue north.

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