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18 Jun 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Jun 2018): 15,517
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Jun 2017): 66,752
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 17 Jun 2018 2,155
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 17 Jun 2017 6,524
Average daily arrivals in June 2018 so far: 127
Average daily arrivals in May 2018: 126
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 17 Jun) 500
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 17 Jun) 802
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 17 Jun) 2,107
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 17 Jun) 2,194
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med 2,873

18 Jun 2018 description

Ce mardi 19 juin 2018, veille de la Journée mondiale du réfugié, commémorée chaque année le 20 juin, des réfugiés urbains de Kinshasa organisent une exposition-vente de leurs produits artisanaux et de spécialités culinaires de leurs pays d’origine.

18 Jun 2018 description


This week, 522 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 662 arrivals and from last year’s 565 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 75, compared to 95 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 14,500 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (32%), Iraq (25%) and Afghanistan (15%).

18 Jun 2018 description

Crise socio-politique : une nouvelle feuille de route en perspective pour le dialogue

La CEDEAO a mené des consultations avec les protagonistes de la crise et suggère une nouvelle feuille de route pour le dialogue

Livelihoods/CBI : le HCR Togo consolide les activités économiques des réfugiés

17 réfugiés sont lancés dans des AGR et une quarantaine autre bientôt renforcée dans leurs activités

Rapatriement volontaire : une visite de Go and See pour les réfugiés en Côte d’Ivoire

18 Jun 2018 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

18 Jun 2018 description


Since the outset of the influx in 2011, the Government of Lebanon and UNHCR have established an inter-agency (IA) mechanism to coordinate the humanitarian response. It now encompasses coordination within and across all sectors in all field locations and in Beirut, and is supported by an Information Management Working Group (IMWG).


18 Jun 2018 description

In Tunisia, UNHCR aims to support the establishment of a national asylum system, and to build national capacity for refugee protection.

UNHCR identifies, assists and protects refugees in a context marked by mixed migration movements. UNHCR also maintains preparedness efforts in view of a potential major influx.

Together with its partners, UNHCR identifies solutions to help refugees build a new life through socio-economic integration, resettlement and other alternative pathways.

Working with Partners

17 Jun 2018 description

GENEVA – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, applauds Spain for its actions today in bringing to an end a sea-rescue crisis on the Mediterranean after a ship, the Aquarius, was refused permission to land and disembark elsewhere more than 600 rescued people.

17 Jun 2018 description

In my country, when we speak of the Middle East we often focus on conflict and human suffering.

And it is true that countless families in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen are suffering from conflict they personally have no part in, instability they cannot control, and extremism that they reject.

But on this visit I have been reminded, as I am every time I am here, of the truly extraordinary dignity, resilience, warmth, generosity and grace of the people of the Middle East.

17 Jun 2018 description

13,606 Refugees in Lóvua

22,650 Refugees receiving assistance in Lunda Norte

3,343 HouseholdsPersons with disabilities

57% Children <18 years old Unaccompanied and Separated Children

49% Women 725 Households headed by women

4,505 Refugees under education age

41 Villages occupied vs 57 planned

16 Jun 2018 description


The Rubber Plantation Transit Centre (TC) in Kutupalong was established to temporarily receive newly arrived refugees in urgent need of life-saving assistance pending their relocation to the Kutupalong settlement. The site was designed in a way to limit the impact on the environment, with the minimum number of trees being cut within the rubber plantation. The trees provide some shaded areas to protect refugees from the sun, and for some space between the tents and shelters.

16 Jun 2018 description


UNHCR and its three WASH partners - Oxfam, NGO Forum, and BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee) - have been quickly scaling up their work to address both the immediate needs of refugees, as well as working to put infrastructure in place that is more durable and will not require as much re-investment over time. Through its engagement with other WASH actors, UNHCR has pushed for improved designs as well as more ambitious and forward-looking standards for WASH partners.

16 Jun 2018 description


As part of its shelter strategy, UNHCR supports refugee families build safer homes before the start of the monsoon season in Bangladesh.

Since 25 August 2017, over 713,000 refugees have fled Myanmar and settled in hilly terrains in the southernmost part of Bangladesh. UNHCR is working with the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and partners to ensure that they receive the protection and assistance which they need.

16 Jun 2018 description


UNHCR, together with UNICEF, WFP, Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and partners Action Against hunger (ACF) and Save the Children (SCI) conducted a joint nutrition survey in Kutupalong, Nayapara and the makeshift settlements in October/November 2017.

The overall nutrition situation is critical and above the Emergency threshold, the prevalence of global acute malnutrition among children 6-59 months is 18.2% with severe acute malnutrition of 4.0% (both above the emergency thresholds of <15% and <2%).

16 Jun 2018 description

UNHCR Special Envoy meets families who survived years of terror and displacement and who are now striving to rebuild their homes and lives.

MOSUL, Iraq (16 June) - UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today visited West Mosul, less than a year after the city's liberation in June and July 2017. The visit marked Jolie's 61st mission - and her fifth visit to Iraq - with the UN Refugee Agency since 2001. She arrived in the city on the second day of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

16 Jun 2018 description


Since 25 August 2017, over 711,000* refugees fled Myanmar into Bangladesh. Over the past eight months, UNHCR and partners have been scaling up their response and preparedness eorts in the area of health, including strengthening support to medical and healthcare facilities in refugee-hosting areas with equipment and other immediate needs such as ambulances, hospital tents, medicines, medical supplies, resources, and training. In addition, UNHCR and partners have expanded their response to host communities through supporting government hospitals.

15 Jun 2018 description

Key Figures
- 179,400 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)
- 372,022 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - March 2018)
- 52,739 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in the State of Libya
- 15,316 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018
- 603 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018
- 1,275 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018 (including for evacuations)
- 1,609 vulnerable refugees and asylum-seekers evacuated since November 2017

Population Movements