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New York: Global advocates for refugees are pushing to ensure the COVID-19 pandemic does not derail efforts for displaced children and young people to continue learning and eventually return to a real classroom. more
Refugees in Africa ‘even more vulnerable than ever’ amid COVID crisis

New York: Millions of refugees across Africa face even greater food insecurity because of aid disruption and rising food prices linked to the COVID-19 crisis, UN humanitarians warned on T ...

'Everyone at risk’ as coronavirus cases tick up among migrants and refugees sheltering in Greece

New York : With 23 migrants at an open accommodation site in central Greece testing positive for COVID-19, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) sounded the alarm on Thursday ...

UN expert raises alarm over migrant, asylum seeker ‘pushbacks’ at Turkey-Greece border

New York : Greece must take immediate action to end the violence against migrants and asylum seekers at the border between Turkey and Greece, an independent UN human rights expert said on ...

UN campaign to tap into personal connections in bid to protect religious sites

New York : The United Nations will soon launch a campaign highlighting the personal connections of individuals with religious sites as part of its efforts to protect places of worship aro ...

Erdogan says 18,000 refugees cross Turkey's borders to Europe

Hatay/Xinhua: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that over 18,000 irregular migrants have so far crossed the Greek border after Turkey decided to open its border gate ...

World must ‘step up’, match Pakistan’s compassion for refugees, says UN chief

New York : Pakistan’s solidarity and compassion for hosting Afghan refugees is a remarkable blueprint that the rest of the world should follow.

Refugee resettlement: ‘Tremendous gap’ persists between needs, and spaces on offer

New York : Although around 1.4 million refugees are estimated to be in urgent need of resettlement worldwide, only 63,696 were resettled through the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) last year - ...

Global Refugee Forum ends with hundreds of pledges

New York: The first-ever Global Refugee Forum concluded in Geneva on Wednesday with more than 770 pledges of support, covering areas such as protection, employment, and education, for ref ...

60,000 young refugees and migrants who arrived in Italy alone lack support

New York: United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in Italy as refugees, lacking the proper suppo ...