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  • UNHCR warns against repeat of Aquarius disembarkation standoff as boat arrives in Spain
    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 ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-06-17
  • Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie at Domiz refugee camp in Iraq
    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 ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-06-17
  • Angelina Jolie visits West Mosul, where Iraqi families are returning home to ruins
    The UNHCR Special Envoy met with families who survived years of terror and displacement. Although the world seems to have forgotten them, they are determined to rebuild. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-06-17
  • Angelina Jolie visits Mosul, urges world not to forget the people of the city and warns of the danger of delay in reconstruction and recovery
    UNHCR Special Envoy meets families who survived years of terror and displacement and who are now striving to rebuild their homes and lives. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-06-16
  • About 134,000 people remain displaced outside of Afrin district in Syria
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Syrian Arab RepublicSince the launch of military offensive in Afrin in January, civilians have been displaced from the district into other parts of Aleppo governorate, mainly to Tall Refaat – ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-06-15
  • La UE destina 2 millones 650 mil Quetzales adicionales en ayuda humanitaria para los afectados por el volcán de Fuego en Guatemala
    Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: GuatemalaLos fondos beneficiarán al menos a 3 mil 842 personas en Escuintla, Chimaltenango y Sacatepéquez, los 3 departamentos más impactados por el desastre.Ciudad de Guatemala, 15 de ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-06-15
  • There are alternatives: Africa – A handbook for preventing unnecessary immigration detention
    Source: International Detention Coalition Country: Algeria, Botswana, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tunisia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, World, Zambia, ZimbabweDrawing from examples in 32 African countries, the report highlights ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-06-15
  • Red Cross ramps up support in DR Congo as Ebola response enters critical phase
    Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: Democratic Republic of the CongoThe IFRC aims to support 400,000 people over six months with focus on community engagement and surveillance, active case search, psychosocial support, infection prevention and ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-06-15
  • Worst drought in forty years affects food security in Cape Verde
    Source: EastAfrican Country: Cabo VerdeTwo years after the country's largest dam was overflowing with water, Cape Verde finds itself in the middle of the country's most severe drought since 1977.By ARNALDO VIEIRA Cape Verde is facing its worst drought since ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-06-15
  • Se entregaron 900 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria por las heladas y nevadas en el sur de Perú
    Source: Government of Peru Country: PeruEl Gobierno de Perú declaró en estado de emergencia a 11 regiones del país, a través del Decreto Supremo N° 060-2018, promulgado el día 12 de junio del corriente.Jefe de Estado llegó a la localidad ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-06-14