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20 Sep 2016
Over 300,000 refugees and migrants have made the dangerous Mediterranean sea crossing so far this year, according to figures released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today. “This is considerably lower than the 520,000 registered sea arrivals during...
16 Apr 2016
Relief Web reports that an estimated 2,000 unaccompanied children who travelled alone to Europe or lost their families along the way are now stranded in Greece following recent border closures, while only 477 shelter spaces are available for these...
12 Apr 2016
New Europe reports that 5,835 children and teenager refugees had disappeared in Germany over the past year, with 555 of them being under the age of 14. On Monday, the German Interior Ministry was forced to give the figure to the German news...
12 Apr 2016
Reuters reports that Europe's refugee crisis has created a "huge business opportunity" for human traffickers, and governments should widen the legal routes of entry to protect refugee children, the U.N. children's agency (Unicef) said on Tuesday....
11 Apr 2016
The EU Observer reports that from approaching 29 different governments for statistics, investigators found that at least 95,070 unaccompanied children applied for asylum in Europe in 2015, up from 23,572 in 2014.The huge increase was discovered by...
17 Feb 2016
The IOM Migration Desk reports that last year IOM tallied a record number of 5,350 migrants reported missing or dead on the world’s many migratory routes. The real figure is probably much higher. That is because many migrant deaths, especially those...
02 Feb 2016
UNICEF has issued a press release, where they stated that  for the first time since the start of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, there are more children and women on the move than adult males. Children and women now make up nearly 60...

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