Displaced children, who fled the ancient city of Palmyra after Isis fighters took control of the area, stand by their tent in Gazaleh town, north of Homs
A female Afghan drug addict sits near a bridge inhabited by drug addicts in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday
Bakarwal nomad children are seen through a veil that covers their tent on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir on Tuesday
A Syrian refugee girl stands near her tent at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley on Thursday
Paraguay bus drivers Elvio Cristaldo, left, Eligio Martinez, centre and Clemente Lovera, lie crucified to crosses inside a tent during a hunger strike in protest over losing their jobs after demanding social security benefits and reduced working hours, in San Lorenzo, Paraguay
An displaced girl poses in front of her tent on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan. The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the country is estimated to be about 600,000 and this may rise further in 2014, according to the UNHCR Global Appeal 2014-2015
A survivor sits in front of his tent near the site of Friday’s landslide that buried Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on Tuesday.
A girl holds her brother near her family’s makeshift tent in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan
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Rohingya women sit in front of their relief tent at the Mansi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Sittwe on Wednesday. A cyclone threatening to lash low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar appears to have weakened, but still poses a risk to more than 8 million people, according to the UN.