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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Jun 2016 description
An update of the regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) needs almost US$ 670 million this year, of which contributions of US$ 328.8 million have been received so far.
18 Mar 2016 description
IOM continues to advocate for the presence of counter-trafficking specialists at key transit points, reception centres and registration sites as well as for awareness-raising among vulnerable populations.
17 Mar 2016 description
"A decision to shift the EU’s responsibility for refugees to Turkey would see the bloc bargaining its core values and abandoning fundamental legal obligations," says the joint NGO letter.
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.
01 Mar 2016 description
Due to increased restrictions on transit via the official Balkan route, smuggling continues to pose protection risks to increasing numbers of migrants seeking alternative ways to reach the destination countries.
01 Mar 2016 description
Europe is on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis in light of a rapid build-up of people in an already struggling Greece, with governments not working together despite having agreements in a number of areas.
26 Feb 2016 description
UNHCR and UNICEF are setting up special support centres - called Blue Dots - for children and families along the most frequently used migration routes in Europe.
23 Feb 2016 description
Recent restrictive practices adopted in several European countries are placing additional undue hardships on refugees and asylum-seekers across Europe, the UN refugee agency said.
26 Jan 2016 description
The appeal aims at funding humanitarian operations in 2016 across the affected countries, with approximately half of the funds allocated for Greece.
19 Jan 2016 description
By putting concerns of borders, security and deterrence ahead of the needs of those caught up in this crisis, politicians have failed to protect people, instead increasing suffering and costing lives, says MSF.