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17 Oct 2019 description
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UNHCR provides assistance and protection to refugees and asylumseekers, including those identified in the context of mixed population flows. UNHCR also supports emergency preparedness efforts in case of a potential major influx.

UNHCR supports the Tunisian government’s continued efforts towards saving lives through rescue at sea, as well as its humanitarian response for permitting disembarkation in Tunisia.

14 Oct 2019 description

Les États européens doivent faire davantage pour protéger et aider les enfants réfugiés et migrants

Les Etats européens doivent intensifier leurs efforts pour protéger les enfants réfugiés et migrants qui ont non seulement enduré des voyages difficiles et dangereux, mais qui continuent à faire face à des risques et à des difficultés une fois en Europe, y compris un logement dangereux, un enregistrement incorrect en tant qu’adultes et un manque de soins appropriés, a exhorté le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés.

13 Oct 2019 description
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European States urged to do more to protect and support child refugees and migrants

European States must step up their efforts to protect child refugees and migrants who have endured not only difficult and dangerous journeys but continue to face risks and hardship once in Europe, including unsafe accommodation, being incorrectly registered as adults, and a lack of appropriate care, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has urged.

07 Oct 2019 description
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Highlights

The Gathering and Departure Facility (GDF) currently hosts 907 individuals. The next evacuation from the GDF to the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Rwanda is scheduled planned for next week. UNHCR continues to call on the international community to provide additional solutions in third safe countries for refugees stranded in Libya. On 2 October, UNHCR in coordination with the Ministry of Interior and partners, conducted the first relocation of 15 individuals from the GDF to the Community Day Centre in Gurji.

27 Sep 2019 description

Regional Update - Middle East and North Africa
Seventieth session
7-11 October 2019

A. Situational context including new developments

Syria situation

27 Sep 2019 description

Evacuation flight takes 66 vulnerable refugees to Rwanda, where they receive shelter, medical checks and options for a safe future.

By Charlie Yaxley in Kigali, Rwanda | 27 September 2019

At Kigali airport, on a balmy Thursday night, a young Somali woman cradles her two-month-old baby. She carefully picks her way down the steps of an aircraft to the asphalt.

21 Sep 2019 description
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Soixante-quatorzième session
Point 63 de l’ordre du jour provisoire
Rapport du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, questions relatives aux réfugiés, aux rapatriés et aux déplacés et questions humanitaires

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21 Sep 2019 description
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Seventy-fourth session
Item 63 of the provisional agenda
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

Summary

20 Sep 2019 description

KEY FIGURES

6.6 million
Total population

0.823 million
People in Need

0.554 million
Targeted population

0.239million**
Reached population through HRP activities
43% of targeted population
0.412million** Total reached population

0.269 million
Total number of IDPs

0.445 million
Total number of returnees

0.641 million
Total number of migrants

16 Sep 2019 description

UNHCR provides assistance and protection to refugees and asylum seekers, including those identified in the context of mixed population flows. UNHCR also supports emergency preparedness efforts in case of a potential major influx.

UNHCR supports the Tunisian government’s continued efforts towards saving lives through rescue at sea, as well as its humanitarian response for permitting disembarkation in Tunisia.