the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR)
UNHCR Urges Swift Resettlement of Migrants from Greek Islands Due to Harsh Winter Conditions
On Friday the United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) urged authorities to speed up the relocation of over 15,000 migrants, saying that they are living with inadequate heating supplies to keep them warm in the overcrowded camps on the Aegean...
Aid Agencies: 2016 Sets New Record of More Than 5,000 Migrants Drowned in Mediterranean
Aid agencies reported that a record of over 5,000 migrants have drowned at sea this year while trying to reach Europe. This number is an "alarming increase" from 2015 when the Mediterranean became the grave yard for 3,800 migrants, the...