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18 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
27 Feb 2017 description
Most of the 3.2 million people who were driven from their homes in the first half of 2016 found shelter in low or middle income countries, according to UNHCR.
24 Feb 2017 description
Humanitarian partners agreed to further scale up their response to reach the most vulnerable groups threatened by famine, including children with severe acute malnutrition. Nearly 11 million people urgently need humanitarian assistance.
21 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The past year was marked by changing migration trends, more dangerous journeys and shift in the profiles of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe, including women and children.
23 Dec 2016 description
In total, RMRP partners will provide assistance to 342,000 refugees and migrants, prioritising the most vulnerable new arrivals as well as those already in Europe.
16 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam reviewed the resettlement policies of eight countries – Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
14 Sep 2016 description
report Save the Children
"Forced to Flee: Inside the 21st Largest Country" shows that the forcibly displaced are falling far behind others in terms of education, health, child marriage, and other key factors.
02 Sep 2016 description
With an increasing number of migrant children reported missing in Europe, questions arise about the availability, coverage and reliability of data on children migrating to and through the EU.
26 Jul 2016 description
It has become increasingly clear that children, many of them unaccompanied, are in the forefront of the crisis. In 2015 88,245 unaccompanied children applied for asylum in the EU; in May 2016 alone, 3,133 lone children arrived in Italy - UK government.
18 Jul 2016 description
report Oxfam
In sharp contrast, Jordan, Turkey, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Pakistan and Lebanon host more than half of the world’s refugees and asylum seekers.
14 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF reports on the growing threats of abuse, exploitation and death facing the unaccompanied refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
23 May 2016 description
Ethiopia has been successfully fighting off one of the largest emergencies currently affecting the African continent, but WFP’s funding situation remains highly precarious.
06 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
Unaccompanied refugee and migrant children in Europe are at serious risk of abuse, trafficking and exploitation; their number reached a record of more than 95,000 last year.
04 Mar 2016 description
report European Commission
The number of Syrians seeking international protection has doubled in 2015 compared with 2014 to 362 800; the number of Afghans has almost quadrupled to 178 200; and that of Iraqis has multiplied by 7 to 121 500.
04 Mar 2016 description
"Europe has successfully dealt with large-scale refugee movements in the past..., and can deal with this one, provided it acts in a spirit of solidarity and responsibility sharing," said High Commissioner Grandi.
29 Feb 2016 description
As a result of the pledges made at the London donor conference earlier this month, WFP can now fully reinstate its food assistance to Syrian people inside the country and in the region.
19 Feb 2016 description
Mark Malloch Brown suggests a four-point plan that will both address the current crisis and lay the foundations for how future refugee emergencies will be addressed.