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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.
11 Jan 2017 description
With temperatures hovering below zero, IOM has learned of dozens of deaths due to exposure—including those of migrants recently arrived in cities like Rome and of others in transit across the Balkans.
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.
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.
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.
26 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
The proportion of children registered at the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia increased from 9% in June to 35% in the first two weeks of December.
18 Dec 2015 description
The report, published by the Ethical Journalism Network, reviews media coverage of migration in the European Union and in 14 countries across the globe.
07 Dec 2015 description
Those making the journey to Europe are assisted by a rapidly proliferating set of smuggling networks that have shifting sets of motives, nationalities, ways of operating and levels of criminality.
01 Dec 2015 description
Children are among the most vulnerable of the migrants and refugees travelling to Europe. More than one third of all deaths in the Aegean Sea this year have been of children, many of them infants.
04 Nov 2015 description
A new ACAPS document provides a description of situations that could occur in the coming six to nine months, with their associated humanitarian consequences.
04 Dec 2013 description
report UN General Assembly
For 2014, the UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees had developed a core budget of $687 million with nearly zero growth, and a cash shortfall of 10 per cent was already anticipated.
21 Nov 2013 description
At Harmanli camp about 1,100 people, including 300 children, languish in containers and tents without adequate heating or sanitation facilities and limited access to health care.
21 Feb 2012 description
GENEVA, 21 February 2012 - The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR, today said the European Flood Alert System could soon be put to its greatest test since widespread flooding ten years ago led to its creation by the European Commission. The UN Secretary General's Special...
02 Feb 2012 description
With temperatures expected to drop below -30 in Eastern and Central Europe this week the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has warned that thousands of homeless people are at risk. Over 80 people have already died in Poland and Ukraine. The sudden cold snap has...