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September Press Review

Sep 07, 2023
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International Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need urgent support as crises multiply: UNHCR UN News, 22 August 2023 UNHCR is calling for access to education and vocational training for refugees. This will not only equip them for their eventual return to Myanmar, but also ensure their dignity, safety, and productivity while in Bangladesh.  While the UN remains ready to support a sustainable return of refugees, it is crucial that UNHCR and partners are provided unimpeded access to Rakhine State...

August 2023 Press Review

Aug 01, 2023
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Photo by Ashni on Unspash International UN agency slashes cash aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, raising the alarm on its funding crunch AP News, 18 July 2023 The United Nations food agency said Tuesday it will reduce monthly cash aid for 120,000 Syrian refugees living in two camps in Jordan because of what it described as an “unprecedented funding crisis.” Jordan is a country of 11 million people and hosts some 1.3 million refugees from Syria. Most of them...

July 2023 Press Review

Jul 06, 2023
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Photo by Amr Serag on Unsplash International  Greece migrant tragedy: coastguard rope capsized boat, survivor accounts say Reuters, 30 June 2023 Survivors of a boat disaster that likely killed hundreds of migrants near Greece have given accounts of traffickers in North Africa cramming them into a clapped-out fishing trawler. They recounted hellish conditions above and below deck, with no food or water. When the ship sank it was carrying between 400 and 750 migrants... coffee.jpg

June 2023 Press Review

Jun 01, 2023
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Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash International Belarus art festival could renew pressure on Poland’s border. Reuters, 01 June 2023 A visa waiver for participants of an art festival in Belarus in July could serve as a gateway for migrants and renew pressure on Poland's eastern border, a senior Polish security official said on Thursday. Poland has been a refuge for opponents of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, and has become one of Kyiv's staunchest supporters since Belarus' main ally Russia...

May 2023 Press Review

May 05, 2023
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Photo by: OpenClipart-VectorsInternational  El Paso braces for end of pandemic-era rules restricting migration from Mexico Alex Hinojosa,  2 May 2023 The Texas border city of El Paso has declared a state of emergency ahead of the Biden administration’s ending of Title 42 pandemic-related rules next week that, since 2020, have barred many migrants from crossing into the US to exercise their right to request asylum. City leaders are preparing for a potential influx of more than...

April Press Review

Apr 06, 2023
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Photo by Andrys on Pixabay International Countries urged to safeguard the health of refugees and migrants World Health Organisation, 1 March 2023 Today the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new technical brief, Addressing the needs of refugees and migrants: An inclusive approach to Universal Health Coverage, setting forth key actions and policy recommendations to safeguard and promote the health of refugees and migrants and ensure health equity for these populations. Currently,...