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13. – HUMANITARIAN AID AND RELIEF

GENEVA / MIGRANTS CRISIS FYROM

The number of women and children fleeing violence in countries of origin and passing through the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) seeking refuge in Europe has tripled in the past three months, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac said today to reporters in Geneva.  UNTV CH

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

GEVGELIJA / REFUGEES CHILDREN

UNICEF said an estimated 3,000 people are transiting through the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) daily, adding that a third of them are women and children. UNICEF

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

CAR / BAMBARI DISPLACED

A high level delegation of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) visited Saturday (29 Aug) Bambari town which is hosting a high number of people displaced by fighting.  MINUSCA

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / MEDITERRANEAN DEAD BODIES

Two unidentified bodies, suspected to be those of migrants or refugees, found floating at sea were recovered by the Italian Navy and transferred to Norwegian ship 'Siem Pilot'. The ship has the capacity to store the bodies and carry out forensic examination to carry out DNA tests.  UNHCR

31 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / NORWEGIAN RESCUE VESSEL

Norwegian rescue vessel 'Siem Pilot' patrols the Mediterranean to save lives of those trying to cross it. The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean this year has now exceeded 300,000. UNHCR

31 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN MIGRANTS DEATHS

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday said he is "horrified and heartbroken as refugees and migrants are losing their lives in the Mediterranean, Europe and beyond." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UNHCR TRUCK DEATHS

Following the discovery yesterday (27 Aug) of the bodies of 71 people inside a truck abandoned near the Austrian border with Hungary, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called for a crackdown on the smuggling trade and for protection for those who are seeking a new life in Europe. UNTV CH

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MEDITERRANEAN MIGRANTS

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported today that around 219,000 people crossed the Mediterranean during the whole of 2014 while almost 200,000 people have landed in Greece and 110,000 in Italy so far this year. UNTV CH

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / MIGRANTS PRESSER WRAP

The UN refugee agency head António Guterres urged Wednesday (26 Aug) all European countries to adhere to the principles of responsibility and solidarity to assure an effective response to the surge of refugees in Europe. UNHCR

27 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA O'BRIEN

The UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council  "I am angry, because we as the international community are not allowed and able to do more to protect Syrians." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Aug 2015 | Read More »

 

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