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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 »

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 »

UNHCR / CALAIS MIGRANTS

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees welcomed the joint Franco-British declaration on the situation in Calais and the associated action plan announced today. UNHCR / FILE

20 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / REFUGEE CRISIS

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Greece is accelerating dramatically and has now reached the 160,000 mark. More refugees and migrants arrived in Greece during the month of July  than during the whole last year. UNTV CH

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GEVGELIJA / MIGRANTS CRISIS

Thousands of refugees and migrants cross every day from Greece into Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRoM) only to face long and chaotic waiting lines as they queue to get registered with the border police. UNHCR

17 Aug 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

Attacks by insurgents from Nigeria have spread to neighboring countries in recent months, severely restricting aid organisations ability to operate and help people made homeless by the unrest. UNHCR

14 Aug 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ertharin Cousin concluded a visit to Jordan and Lebanon on Thursday by calling upon the international community to continue support Syrian refugees displaced in neighbouring countries and appealing to the world not to forget this crisis. UNHCR

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / MIGRANTS SHIPWRECK SURVIVORS

Survivors of the latest shipwreck in the Mediterranean arrived in Palermo, Sicily. Out of estimated 600 people who boarded a fishing boat in Libya only 367 survived when the vessel capsized. UNHCR

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

 

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