Posts Tagged ‘UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’

Refugees and migrants braving seas to flee to Europe in 2015 top one million – UN

Refugees and migrants braving seas to flee to Europe in 2015 top one million – UN
A refugee from Syria hugs her crying daughter moments after reaching the Greek Island of Lesvos from Turkey in an inflatable boat. Photo: UNHCR/Achilleas Zavallis 30 December 2015 – Refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe by sea this year have passed one million, according to figures just released...
December 30th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Immigration, Reports | Read More

Greek islands under ‘tremendous strain’ as hundreds of refugees arrive daily – UN

Greek islands under ‘tremendous strain’ as hundreds of refugees arrive daily – UN
A child sleeps outside the screening centre at Moria on Lesvos. Refugees and migrants live in tents outside the screening centre here until there is a space available to accommodate them inside. Photo: UNHCR/S. Baltagiannis 16 June 2015 – More than 55, 000 refugees have arrived in the Greek islands...
June 16th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Immigration, Organisations, Safety and Security, UN | Read More