migrants

27,000 lives saved by search and rescue charity in Mediterranean

Around 27,000 lives have been saved in the past two years by a charity set up by one American family who felt a “call to action” to help refugees and migrants.

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At summit for refugees and migrants, senior UN officials underline the importance of collective action

Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants, a number of senior UN officials stressed on the importance of the Summit and called on world leaders for collective action to address the global crisis.

“Words no longer enough” when it comes to refugee crisis

Words are no longer enough when it comes to the biggest refugee and humanitarian crisis of our lifetime, a humanitarian activist has said.

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Europe urged to increase relocation of refugees and migrants

“Unnecessarily slow and challenging.”

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As migration continues to accelerate in south-east Asia, UN health agency calls for a focus on migrants’ health

Noting greater vulnerability of the health of migrant populations, including heightened risks of infectious diseases, malnutrition, substance abuse and maternal and neonatal mortality, the United Nations health agency has urged a regional meeting of health officials in south-east Asia for an increased focus on their health needs.