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19 Oct 2017 description

The movement of refugees and migrants across the Sahara and the central Mediterranean Sea towards Europe continues to have a devastating toll on human life. Between January and August 2017, an estimated 2,270 refugees and migrants died at sea in the central Mediterranean. It is estimated that many others died on their way across the desert and in detention centres.

18 May 2016 description

DIVISION OF PROGRAMME SUPPORT AND MANAGEMENT
SHELTER AND SETTLEMENT SECTION

INTRODUCTION

UNHCR, the United Nations refugee organization, is mandated by the United Nations to lead and coordinate international action for the world-wide protection of refugees and the resolution of refugee problems.

03 Dec 2012 description

USAID launches policy and program guidance on building resilience to recurrent crisis

For Immediate Release
Monday, December 3, 2012
USAID Press Office
202-712-4320