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- UNHCR Resettlement Update #67 – Libya-Niger Situation
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Yacoub el Hillo of Sudan as his Deputy Special Representative in Libya, where he will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator.
He succeeds Maria do Valle …Read more
The U.N. migration and refugee agencies on Friday urged Italy's government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that had rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea.
Rome hasn't let the migrants off the Sea Watch 3 onto …Read more
Rome � The International Organization for Migration today (21/06) is launching an appeal to guarantee, as soon as possible, a safe disembarkation point for migrants rescued on 12 June in the Mediterranean by the ship Sea-Watch 3.
On Saturday, 10 …Read more
To mark World Refugee Day, on 19 June, UNHCR evacuated 131 refugees and asylum-seekers to the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Niger. All refugees and asylum-seekers were previously detained in Libyan detention centres. This year, 1,297 refugees and asylum-seekers …Read more
A group of 131 refugees were evacuated last night out of Libya to the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Niger, run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
The evacuees were from Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan, and included 65 children under …Read more
Humanitarian Situation Overview
As fighting in Western Libya continues, children and women continue to be caught in the crossfire. Between 11-16 June nine civilians were wounded as a result of collateral damage from nearby airstrikes or shelling. Since the beginning …Read more
Between 1 January and 31 May 2019, 1,561 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, compared to 13,430 in the same period last year. In May 2019, 782 individuals reached Italian shores. This is considerably higher than monthly …Read more
Despite a seven-fold decrease in overall refugee and migrant sea arrivals from Libya to Italy between 2017 and 2018, the proportion of East African refugees and migrants among overall arrivals in Italy increased in 2018. In 2018, 14% and …Read more