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MSF International President Dr Joanne Liu's speech on a panel discussion at the Global Compact on Migration conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, 11 December 2018.

Thank you for being here today, and for gathering to address the challenges of migration.

This is not an issue countries can deal with in isolation. It must be tackled collectively, and—crucially—humanely.

11 Dec 2018 description

Tijuana (Baja California, México), 8 de diciembre. El embajador de Honduras en México, Alden Rivera, entregó este fin de semana un importante donativo de alimentos, víveres y productos para la higiene personal en el albergue El Barretal, donde se encuentran ciudadanos hondureños en situación de espera para la realización de procesos de regularización migratoria.

11 Dec 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the International Organization for Migration, reports that 110,833 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 9 December. This year is the fifth straight during which the arrival of irregular migrants and refugees has topped the 100,000 threshold – although 2018’s total is low compared to those recorded at this time in 2017 (165,536) and 2016 (354,395).

IOM Italy

11 Dec 2018 description

"Cada día, las personas que se desplazan se enfrentan a la brutalidad de las actuales políticas migratorias. Estas políticas intentan detener los flujos migratorios castigando a las personas y tratando de ocultar su realidad. Pero esto no impide que estas sigan huyendo de la violencia y la pobreza. Es más, sólo les infligen aún más sufrimiento. Nuestros equipos ven de primera mano las consecuencias desgarradoras de estas políticas en todo el mundo: desde Libia hasta México y desde Grecia hasta Nauru".

07 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF hace un llamado a seguir coordinando esfuerzos para la garantía de derechos de niñas, niños y adolescentes migrantes en el albergue El Barretal

07 Dec 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 267 safety, security and access incidents affecting aid delivery in 18 countries in the Americas between January 2017 and June 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). The focus is on countries where possible changing or emerging risks can be identified. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

06 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

On October 12, 2018, thousands of people, including hundreds of children, began to walk from Honduras towards the United States, a distance of more than 1,500 miles.

According to UN agencies, “the dangers of inclement weather, including soaring temperatures and lack of shelter are high, especially for children.”

06 Dec 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  1. Migrant groups travelling through Mexico to the United States include many vulnerable people

  2. Ongoing armed confrontations in eastern Colombia displace more than 700 people

  3. Volcán de Fuego volcano erupts again, affecting thousands still reeling from June 3 eruptions

  4. El Niño forecast for late 2018-2019 warns of dry conditions in six Latin American countries

  5. Number of asylum claims from Nicaraguans steadily decline from previous months

06 Dec 2018 description

Desde mediados de octubre, diversos grupos organizados de personas salieron desde el Norte de Centro América, particularmente desde Honduras y El Salvador, en dirección norte del continente con la esperanza de llegar a México y a los Estados Unidos de América. Estos grupos están compuestos por personas que tienen necesidades de protección internacional, y según encuestas más de 74% de las personas en estas caravanas considera correr peligro si regresan a sus países.

06 Dec 2018 description

Since mid-October, several persons organized in groups left the North of Central America – particularly from Honduras and El Salvador – heading northward with the hope of reaching Mexico and the United States of America. These groups are comprised of persons with international protection needs, and according to interviews more than 74% consider being at risk if they were to be returned home. By the end of November, the number of persons transiting through Guatemala is estimated at 16,000, while the Mexican government has officially reported the presence of some 8,000 in its territory.

04 Dec 2018 description

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that 107,583 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 28 November. This is the fifth straight year during which the arrival of irregular migrants and refugees has topped the 100,000 threshold – although 2018’s total is low compared to those recorded at this time in 2017 (164,908) and 2016 (351,076).

IOM Italy

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Global trends and challenges

More than 1 per cent of people across the planet right now are caught up in major humanitarian crises. The international humanitarian system is more effective than ever at meeting their needs – but global trends including poverty, population growth and climate change are leaving more people than ever vulnerable to the devastating impacts of conflicts and disasters.

03 Dec 2018 description

Washington, DC, 30 de noviembre de 2018 (OPS/OMS)- Ministros de Salud de las Américas y el Secretariado de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) identificaron ayer una serie de acciones que buscan mejorar la respuesta de los sistemas de salud al proceso de migración masiva que la región está experimentado. En una reunión en la sede de la OPS, se discutieron acciones para el corto y mediano plazo en temas como vigilancia epidemiológica, preparación y prevención de brotes, y garantía del acceso a los sistemas y servicios de salud, entre otros temas.

03 Dec 2018 description

December 3, 2018

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the work of the Anglican Church in Mexico to provide shelter, food, water and other basic needs to migrants from Central America seeking asylum in the United States. As part of a joint-proposal sent to and funded by a collective of Anglican Alliance agencies, the efforts help meet immediate and long-term needs, beginning with a ministry through San Esteban Anglican Church in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, across the border from Donna, Texas.

02 Dec 2018 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 1 dic (AGN).- Los presidentes de México (Manuel López Obrador), Guatemala (Jimmy Morales), Honduras (Juan Orlando Hernádez) y el vicepresidente de El Salvador (Óscar Samuel Ortíz) firmaron hoy el Plan de Desarrollo Integral, que busca gestionar una migración regular, segura y ordenada.

Los mandatarios se reunieron para signar el acuerdo luego de que López Obrador tomara la Presidencia de México por los próximos seis años, en sustitución de Enrique Peña Nieto.