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08 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children
A research study reviews the drivers of migration from Syria and the neighboring countries. Routes and conditions of the journey are also evaluated with special attention given to the risks confronted by children.
04 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In 2016, nearly 5,000 reunification requests, 700 from unaccompanied and separated children, were made from Greece; only 1,107 applicants reached their destination country by year-end.
07 Apr 2017 description
IFRC and ACAPS report envisages four different outcomes over the next six months, primarily focused on security in Libya and possible repercussions for Italy and Spain.
06 Apr 2017 description
report Oxfam
Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities on the Western Balkans route are a frequent occurrence, claim refugees and migrants in a new report.
03 Apr 2017 description
Child refugees and migrants are at an increased risk of exploitation, violence and trafficking due to the restrictive border policies and inadequate social protection systems across the Balkans.
25 Jan 2017 description
Around 390 people have voluntarily sought shelter at the Obrenovac facility since authorities opened it last week. However, an estimated 1,000 refugees and migrants are still camping out in smoke-filled, derelict warehouses.
23 Jan 2017 description
"We are stepping up our humanitarian assistance in Serbia, bringing it to a total of €20 million. We will continue working closely with the Serbian authorities..." said Commissioner Stylianides.
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.
19 Jan 2017 description
report Save the Children
Nearly 2,000 refugees, including up to 300 children, are at risk of freezing to death, frostbite and hypothermia in makeshift accommodation in Serbia, where temperatures are lower than -14C.
13 Jan 2017 description
Thousands of refugees and migrants are grappling with freezing conditions as severe winter weather sweeps across Europe, UNHCR said, calling on governments to do more to help and protect them.
12 Jan 2017 description
report Christian Aid
The provision of food is becoming a major challenge for agencies. In this cold weather, people need access to hot, nutritious food, as well as adequate shelter and heating, says Christian Aid.
09 Jan 2017 description
MSF has installed some emergency heaters to try to protect people from the cold, and is currently negotiating with authorities to further increase the shelter capacity.
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.
28 Oct 2016 description
With the onset of colder weather, agencies have stepped up distribution of winter clothes as well as support for adequate shelter places and conditions for a longer-term stay in winter.
26 Sep 2016 description
Thousands of asylum-seekers are suffering violent abuse, illegal push backs and unlawful detention at the hands of Hungary’s authorities and a system blatantly designed to deter them, said Amnesty in a new report.
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.
17 Aug 2016 description
report Save the Children
There are now more than 10,300 refugees, including about 3,800 children, stranded on a few Greek islands, forcing women and children to live in demoralising and unsafe conditions.
15 Jul 2016 description
UNHCR has continued to receive reports of abuse and violence occurring when people were apprehended within the transit zones, or in police detention facilities.
08 Jul 2016 description
Agencies note that increased restrictive measures that ignore proper asylum procedures could encourage refugees to seek more dangerous routes into Europe, exposing them to smugglers.