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  • Despite a drop in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to Desperate Journeys report by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, setting out changing patterns of movement.
    highlight 11 Apr 2018 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • Since November, UNHCR has evacuated 1,084 refugees out of Libya. 770 of them were taken to Niger and 312 to Italy. Cooperation of UNHCR's partners and support by the governments of Niger, Libya and Italy crucial.
    highlight 15 Feb 2018 (3 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR very concerned by reports from asylum seekers of sexual harassment and violence in sub-standard reception centres on the Greek islands, despite welcomed Government measures to address overcrowding and dire living conditions.
    highlight 09 Feb 2018 (3 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • After reports of some 160 deaths in the Mediterranean, UNHCR renews its appeal to countries for help in saving human lives by offering more resettlement places and other safe alternatives to protection for refugees, including through family reunification.
    highlight 12 Jan 2018 (4 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR evacuated vulnerable refugees straight from Libya to Italy for the first time.
    highlight 22 Dec 2017 (4 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR calls for international solidarity to help reach objective of bringing to protection 1,300 highly vulnerable refugees out of Libya as soon as possible.
    highlight 22 Dec 2017 (4 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR is calling on the Greek Government to continue easing pressure on Lesvos, Chios and Samos, by further shortening procedures for people eligible to move, and urgently improving conditions for those who continue to stay.
    highlight 22 Dec 2017 (4 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • Extremely vulnerable refugees must be evacuated from Libya as soon as possible. UNHCR is calling for 1,300 resettlement places by March 2018.
    highlight 11 Dec 2017 (5 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • The main objective of the "transit and departure facility" to be opened in Tripoli is to speed up the process of securing solutions in third countries, particularly for unaccompanied and separated children and women at risk.
    highlight 29 Nov 2017 (5 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • New UNHCR report shows the sea route to Greece has gained more traction, sea arrivals to Italy have reduced and migrants and refugees are using increasingly diversified journeys to reach Europe.
    highlight 24 Nov 2017 (5 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants