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Abu Omar’s daughters Ghazal and Deema (right) sit in the shelter the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus. Abu Omar, with the help of his neighbour, was able to dig and prepare an underground shelter consisting of a single room in the space of two weeks. The shelter is four meters below ground and has an air vent for emergencies. Photo Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images
A police officer stands guard after migrants burn down a shelter as authorities move in to clear the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, France. Migrants are leaving the Jungle migrant and refugee camp by coach for a second day as French authorities clear the camp of an estimated 7000 people ahead of its demolition. Photo Jack Taylor/Getty
A man is seen in front of a tent in a temporary shelter for the earthquake victims in Amitrice, Italy
Children play as residents look from their window at the container settlement shelter for refugees and migrants in Zehlendorf district in Berlin, Germany. Locals, many of them retirees, come to the shelter regularly to help the refugees and migrants
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A cat shelter on the outskirts of Yangon. The shelter houses over 200 animals which are rescued from Yangon streets. The shelter provides food and basic medical treatments
A boy skips at a school in Yemen’s capital Sanaa sheltering people after the conflict forced them to flee their areas from the Houthi-controled northern province of Saada on Tuesday
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A migrant, who was found at sea on a boat, arrives at a temporary shelter near Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar.
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A volunteer helps a Bangladeshi migrant cut his hair at a temporary shelter on Tuesday, in Kuala Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia.
Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued from boats at Lhoksukon in Indonesia‘s Aceh Province
The hands of displaced foreign nationals seen as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners in east of Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday
Somali refugees carry their belongings after their temporary shelters were destroyed by Somali soldiers on Wednesday at the Sarkusta refugee camp in southern Mogadishu, Somalia. The Somali government ordered the demolition of makeshift homes
An Indian homeless woman covers herself with a woolen cloth as it rains in Jammu, India on Monday
Anti-government protesters take shelter under a plastic sheet during heavy morning rain in front of the president’s house in the army guarded ‘red zone’, Islamabad
Homeless African refugees gather at a temporary shelter beside a road on World Refugee Day in Sanaa, Yemen
An Indian man sits beneath the road level with his face covered during a powerful dust storm in Jammu, India
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Muslim families seek shelter under an aeroplane at Bangui Airport in Central African Republic (CAR) following the violence which makes ten of thousands of citizens displaced.
A resident, one of the thousands affected by the stand-off between government soldiers and Muslim rebels, sits atop his wooden boat next to their makeshift shelter along the sea wall in Zamboanga City, in the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Wednesday
An elderly woman who has been affected by Tuesday’s earthquake sits at a temporary shelter in Blang Mancung, Aceh Province, Indonesia, on Thursday. The death toll from the earthquake that hit earlier this week has reached 30, and police and soldiers are searching the debris for another 12 people believed missing, officials said.
Indian women shelter under a tree during a downpour in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. Monsoon rains, which lash India from June to September, are considered crucial to farmers whose crops feed millions of people.
A Rohingya boy wraps himself with a sarong as he walks in the rain at a makeshift camp for displaced Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine, Myanmar, ahead of Cyclone Mahasen. The UN said the cyclone, expected later this week, could swamp makeshift housing camps sheltering tens of thousands of Rohingya.