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13.01.00 – PROTECTION OF AND ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS

HUNGARY / REFUGEES TRAIN STATION

Outside the Keleti train station in Budapest, over 3,000 refugees wait to continue their journey. For two days now, they have been stuck here after Hungarian authorities closed off the station, preventing all refugees from taking trains bound for Austria and Germany. UNCHR

3 Sep 2015 | Read More »

MEDITERRANEAN / MIGRANT RESCUE

Norwegian ship Siem Pilot picked up 781 migrants on Tuesday (1 Sept). Alongside the survivors, 4 dead bodies were recovered and brought on board the ship. Among the rescued was 21-year-old Joy who was kidnapped from her family at the age of 3 and was raised as a maid in another household. UNHCR

3 Sep 2015 | Read More »

MEDITERRANEAN / RESCUE AT SEA

Eight pregnant women and a number of children were among 781 people rescued on Tuesday by a number of ships patrolling the Mediterranean, as part of the European Union’s Frontex operation. UNHCR

2 Sep 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / REFUGEES RELOCATION

Over 100 foreign asylum seekers living at a Protection of Civilian site (POCs) in Juba have arrived in Makpandu in Western Equatoria State, as part of an interagency strategy aimed at finding long-term solutions for over 500 persons who had been living in the POC site when conflict broke in mid-December 2013. UNMISS

2 Sep 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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