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Refugee crisis in Europe

07/03/2018 - Blog post
Greece has received a massive influx of asylum seekers fleeing war, many of whom are minors.
06/03/2018 - News
Eleven days ago, on 24 February 2018, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2401, which requires all parties to the Syrian conflict to immediately cease hostilities for at least 30 consecutive days throughout Syria to enable the delivery of...
20/02/2018 - News
"The humanitarian situation in parts of Syria, in particular in the de-escalation areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, has deteriorated significantly over the past eight weeks with hundreds of innocent victims, including many women and children.There...
22/11/2017 - News
International and local humanitarian agencies engaged in Ukraine joined forces in Berlin for a one-day conference, supported by the EU, to draw attention to the forgotten humanitarian crisis in the east of the country, urging decision makers to...


22/11/2017 - Photo story
In April 2014, conflict between armed groups and government forces broke out in eastern Ukraine and continue to this day.
20/11/2017 - Blog post
Education in emergency situations can rebuild children's lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills.
17/10/2017 - News
Launched in September 2016, and implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Turkish Red Crescent in collaboration with the Turkish government, the European Union's flagship humanitarian programme, the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN...
Amira by UNHCR
17/10/2017 - Blog post
Currently there are over three million registered Syrian refugees in Turkey and refugee women represent 25 per cent of the Syrian refugee population in Turkey. With the generous support from the European Union, UNHCR is able to address specific...

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Turkey: EU-funded training enables Syrian medical personnel to contribute to their community
11/10/2017 - Video
Access to health care is one of the major concerns of the over 3.4 million refugees in Turkey. While emergency hospital treatment in Turkey is free of charge, many Syrian and refugees are reluctant or unable to use these facilities due to language...
Commissioner Stylianides in Serbia
09/10/2017 - News
The announcement of additional aid comes as Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is currently on his fourth visit to Serbia, where he is assessing the humanitarian situation on the ground and discussing the EU...