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13.02.00 – DISASTER PREVENTION, PREPAREDNESS AND RELIEF

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 »

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 »

OHCHR / MIGRANTS

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau urged the European Union to regain its borders from smugglers and establish a human rights-based, coherent and comprehensive migration policy with mobility as its central asset.  OHCHR

25 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UNHCR MIGRANTS CRISIS

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said today it expects that the number of refugees crossing the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is to continue at a rate of around 3,000 people per day. UNTV CH

25 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / BALKANS REFUGEES

The United Nations refugee agency urged Greece and FYR Macedonia Sunday (23 Aug) to do more to assist thousands of refugees and migrants flocking to their borders. FILE

24 Aug 2015 | Read More »

SERBIA / REFUGEES

As Hungary builds a fence on its border with Serbia and the situation at the border between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRoM) and Greece is increasingly precarious, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling on the EU to open legal channels to allow vulnerable people to find protection in Europe. UNHCR

21 Aug 2015 | Read More »

 

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