UNHCR Italy Factsheet, May 2019

As of 31 May 2019, 112,906 asylum-seekers were accommodated in reception facilities across Italy. Approximately half of them were hosted in five regions.

In May, 782 refugees and migrants reached Italian shores, the highest number of monthly sea arrivals in …

Polls Close in Mauritania Election

NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritanian voters went to the polls Saturday in the country's first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.

Polling stations closed at 7 p.m. across the Sahara Desert nation, and preliminary results are expected late …

Relief Aid delivery to Ghat Airport

Ghat- GHat Municipal Council has announced delivery of second relief aid coming from Tripoli. Saturday. It explained that the delivery includes medical material for Ghat General Hospital and some equipment for water and sanitation. The Presidency Council allocated 10 million …

UNHCR Update Libya (24 May 2019)

Population movements

Since 4 April, over 82,000 individuals have been displaced (IDPs) due to the clashes taking place in and around Tripoli. This week another 12,700 civilians moved from conflict areas to safer locations in cities along the coast, the …

DTM Libya – Tripoli Flash Update #17 (23 May 2019)

Since DTM's last update on 17 May, clashes and airstrikes reportedly continued in the areas of Wadi al Rabea, Swani, Qasr Ben Gashir, Khalla al Furjan, Ain Zara and Aziziya. DTM identified an additional 1,455 displaced families (approximately 7,275 individuals), …