Post Profile

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants

Italy needs more international support to cope with a wave of migrants that has flooded its shores since the start of the year, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Saturday. "What is happening in front of our eyes in Italy is an unfolding tragedy," Grandi said in a statement. "In the course of last weekend, 12,600 migrants and refugees arrived on its shores, and an estimated 2,030 have lost their lives in the Mediterranean since the beginning of the year.
read more


Related Posts

UNHCR, UK appeal to support Lebanon in Syrian refugee crisis

News / International Affairs : Ya Libnan

British Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi called for urgent international support to Lebanon and Syrian refugees. According to a...

At Least 150 Child Refugees And Migrants Have Died Crossing Mediterranean So Far This Year

News : Huffington Post

The route between Libya and the southern shores of Italy continues to be a death trap for migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe in rickety boats. And of the 898 deaths recorded in the central Mediterranean so far this yea...

Jordan needs international help over refugee crisis: King Abdullah

News : Reuters: World News

LONDON (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah says his country needs long-term aid from the international community to cope with a huge influx of Syrian refugees, warning that unless it received support the "dam is going to burst".

Migrant influx into Italy from Libya resurging: IOM

News : Reuters: World News

GENEVA (Reuters) - Almost 6,000 migrants and refugees have sailed from Libya to Italy in the past three days in what appears the start of a wave of at least 100,000 and "possibly many, many more" this year, the International Organiz...

UN urges Europe to help Italy with migrant 'tragedy'

Local Interest / France : France 24

The UN refugee agency is heaping pressure on Europe to help Italy defuse the "unfolding tragedy" of tens of thousands migrants flooding its shores. Italy needs more international support to cope with a growing number of migrants who...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC