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Time running out to resolve refugee emergency in Europe

Time running out to resolve refugee emergency in Europe

GENEVA, Sept 18 (UNHCR) –Following yesterday's mayhem on the Serbian border with Croatia, which has closed some entry points, the UN refugee agency today issued a stark warning that time was running out for Europe to resolve the current refugee crisis. UNHCR blamed...

UNHCR urges Europe to change course on refugee crisis

UNHCR reiterates its deep conviction that only a united European emergency response can address the present refugee and migration crisis. Individual measures by individual countries will not solve the problem but will make an already chaotic situation worse, further...

Mediterranean: another weekend of Tragedy

Mediterranean: another weekend of Tragedy

GENEVA, Sept 15 (UNHCR) –Tragedy marked the Mediterranean again last weekend as two more boats capsized in Greek waters, killing 39 people, including 15 children and four babies. The boats, which capsized on Saturday and Sunday off the coast of Farmakonisi and Samos,...

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