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Moslamalama, an 11-year-old Afghan refugee girl who has lived in the Farah City District V Refugee Camp with her family for the past four years, receives donated items, including shoes, winter coats and blankets, that were distributed by theDepartment of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR) office for Farah Province (ResoluteSupportMedia/flickr)

A legal battle over executive orders limiting the number of refugees resettled in the U.S. is not deterring the Trump administration. The number of refugees arriving in the U.S. has dramatically declined since October, according to a new Pew study.


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Drought and violence taking toll on South Sudan’s children

The number of children fleeing violence and famine in South Sudan passed 1 million, two U.N. agencies announced today. Children make up more than 60 percent of the 1.8 million refugees from the world’s youngest country. Families face physical harm, psychological trauma, hunger – leaving an entire generation at risk of falling so far behind that they will never be able to catch up.

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