The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, published its Global Trends report on June 16, in advance of World Refugee Day marked on June 20. The annual report presents data and analysis on the plight of all forcibly displaced people throughout the world. At the end of 2021, 89.3 million individuals worldwide fled persecution, violence, human rights violations or events seriously disturbing public order. According to the Global Trends report, the number of people forced to leave their homes has increased every year over the past decade and stands at the highest level since records began. Without a new, concerted push towards peacemaking, this trend is likely to continue, said UNHCR.
With support from around the globe, Caritas Poland is providing ongoing aid to Ukrainian refugees that have made their way to Poland and is working to support Caritas-Spes and Caritas …
The influx of Ukrainian refugees into the European Union will require more than just a humanitarian response. European countries should start preparing to integrate the new arrivals into their societies for the long term.
‘Even animals cannot live in that kind of condition.’
While some view a new camp on Samos with optimism, others fear its location is so remote that many will feel isolated.
‘It’s very difficult to forget what they did to us.’
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The report maps out services available for asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants who have suffered abuses, including trafficking, along the migratory route in the Sahel and East Africa
Human Rights Watch insists Athens should ensure all asylum-seeking children are enrolled in coming school year.
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