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06 Dec 2017 description
MSF is scaling up its emergency humanitarian intervention, and is calling on EU and Greek authorities to open the islands and immediately move people to the mainland.
08 Sep 2017 description
The number of new arrivals, which accelerated in August, is putting pressure on overcrowded reception facilities and hampering efforts to improve conditions.
19 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam
This report identifies the impact of European migration policies on family unity and calls on the governments of EU member states to protect the right to family life of refugees.
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.
18 Apr 2017 description
report Harvard University
A study documents sexual and physical abuse of children inside migrant camps and reports new information about the commercial sexual exploitation of migrant children in Greece.
27 Mar 2017 description
UNHCR has set out recommendations to ensure a more sustainable system, where asylum-seekers and refugees access adequate care, support and the solutions they need.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
05 Feb 2016 description
Since the beginning of 2016, IOM estimates that 68,778 migrants and refugees have reached the Greek islands. Of these roughly 44 % were men, 22 % women and 34 % children.
22 Sep 2015 description
report UN Population Fund
Countries along the transit routes need urgent support to ensure women and girls have access to life-saving sexual and reproductive health care and are protected from violence, the United Nations Population Fund said.