PAPUA NEW GUINEA: No relief for flood-affected refugees

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: No relief for flood-affected refugees

BANGKOK, 17 October 2012 (IRIN) – Environmental damage caused by copper mining in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has affected thousands of refugees from the neighbouring Indonesian province of West Papua who have not received any support from PNG or the mining company, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and NGOs. 

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