Ethiopia’s historic law will allow refugees to obtain work permits, access primary education, obtain drivers’ licenses, legally register life events and open bank accounts.
Reaching communities has become even more difficult as tension after the postponement of elections in Beni and Butembo increased the distance between the people and EVD response.
UNHCR reiterates its call for safe and legal pathways to access asylum in Europe, as emerging reports say an estimated 170 people died or went missing in two separate shipwrecks.
Myanmar: UN human rights expert decries Rakhine State government's denial of access to embattled civilians
The authorities have ordered UN and international humanitarian agencies, with the exception of WFP and ICRC, to suspend activities in the five conflict-affected townships in northern Rakhine.