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Special section: Refugee crisis

You can access all the refugee crisis resources on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

18 Mar 2017
According to The Guardian news article 'behind a high metal fence topped with loose curls of barbed wire, the newly positioned blue shipping containers lined neatly along Hungary’s southern border at Röszke provide a glimpse of the new... Read more
17 Mar 2017
17 March 2017 – Education experts and government officials will gather at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) from 20 to 24 March, to discuss ways of expanding the use of... Read more
17 Mar 2017
According to UNICEF, 'one year after the Balkan border closures and the EU-Turkey Statement which were aimed at stopping mass migration flows, refugee and migrant children face greater risks of deportation, detention, exploitation and... Read more

Learning

30 Mar 2017
Drawing on their experiences from Somalia to South Sudan to Sierra Leone, Mubarak Maman, Save the Children's Child Safeguarding Director and Cat Carter, Senior Child Safeguarding in Emergencies Advisor, will together talk on child... Read more
23 Nov 2016
During the implementation of the project “Developing capacities and providing support to frontline workers assisting refugees and migrant children in South Eastern Europe” participants underlined the importance of the experience and... Read more
16 Nov 2016
Across the world, barriers are growing. Every day people fleeing war and persecution find the door slammed in their face. Refugees have human rights. What are these rights? Who is responsible for upholding and protecting them? How can we hold... Read more

Library

17 Mar 2017
Based on the experience gained over the years of refugee and migration crisis in Croatia, NGO Roda has developed a manual to provide relevant institutions and organizations involved in providing assistance in crisis situations with operational... Read more
13 Mar 2017
According to the latest Global Monthly Surveillance Report,published by Tdh, at the end of January 2017, IOM reported 74’9091 people stranded in the Central and South Eastern Europe region, a slight decrease compared to the previous month (75... Read more
07 Mar 2017
This paper summarises the report on a multi-stage assessment of the needs for protection that women and girls require in the current refugee crisis in Europe. The assessment focused specifically on the conditions in the countries of Serbia and... Read more

Forum topics

16 Apr 2015 by Judit Németh-Almasi
We are looking ideas, experience, approaches of working with 14-19 years olds. We would like to know methods and activities you use, or would...

Multimedia

08 Mar 2017
This ChildHub infographic looks at demographics of the refugee population arriving in Europe with a special focus on women and girls. It also summarises the key problematic areas that make refugee women's and girls' experience even tougher... Read more
08 Mar 2017
This ChildHub infographic presents the main risks and challenges refugee women and girls face, such as lack of facilities and shelter segregated by sex, insufficient access to dignity kits and healthcare, lack of gender-sensitive access to... Read more
31 Jan 2017
Between 1 January and 31 December 2016, 28,223 children arrived to Italy by sea: over 91% of children arrived unaccompanied (25,846). UASC account for some 14% of all sea arrivals in the above period, an increase of around 109% compared to 2015. Read more

Refugee crisis

Child Safeguarding in Emergencies
Date of publication: 2017
Drawing on their experiences from Somalia to South Sudan to Sierra Leone, Mubarak Maman, Save the Children's Child Safeguarding Director and Cat Carter, Senior Child Safeguarding in Emergencies Advisor, will together talk on child safeguarding in
Fear stalks migrants huddled along Hungary’s border
Date of publication: 2017
According to The Guardian news article 'behind a high metal fence topped with loose curls of barbed wire, the newly positioned blue shipping containers lined neatly along Hungary’s southern border at Röszke provide a glimpse of the new plans of th
Manual "Support breastfeeding and nutrition of youngest children in crisis situations"
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Roditelji u akciji – Roda
Based on the experience gained over the years of refugee and migration crisis in Croatia, NGO Roda has developed a manual to provide relevant institutions and organizations involved in providing assistance in crisis situations with operational gui
One year on after EU-Turkey statement the human cost to refugee and migrant children mounts up
Date of publication: 2017
According to UNICEF, 'one year after the Balkan border closures and the EU-Turkey Statement which were aimed at stopping mass migration flows, refugee and migrant children face greater risks of deportation, detention, exploitation and deprivation'
UN forum in Paris to spotlight mobile learning for refugees and displaced persons
Date of publication: 2017
17 March 2017 – Education experts and government officials will gather at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) from 20 to 24 March, to discuss ways of expanding the use of mobile t
Global Monthly Surveillance Report Making a Difference for Refugee Children in Europe
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Terre des hommes
According to the latest Global Monthly Surveillance Report,published by Tdh, at the end of January 2017, IOM reported 74’9091 people stranded in the Central and South Eastern Europe region, a slight decrease compared to the previous month (75’948)
Home Office 'turned down offer to foster 100 refugee children a week'
Date of publication: 2017
'The Independent' reports that the UK could have taken in up to 100 child refugees a week through fostering agencies, were it not for a Home Office veto.
UK sending Syrians back to countries where they were beaten and abused
Date of publication: 2017
'The Guardian' reports that the United Kingdom is using EU rules to send asylum seekers from Syria and other countries back to eastern European states where they were beaten, incarcerated and abused.
'War Child' documentary series: meet the 11-year-old refugee who crossed continents alone
Date of publication: 2017
11-year-old Emran should be at school, enjoying a peace apparently secured in his native Afghanistan by Allied forces.
Shot at, beaten, starved: the child refugees who will stop at nothing to reach Europe
Date of publication: 2017
'The Guardian" covered the information in the new documentary "War Child" documenting the ordeal of child migrants along the Balkan route. Children report beatings, the torture of smugglers, the extorsion in order to continue their journeys. 

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