UN: World Needs to Prepare for ‘Millions’ of Climate Refugees

FILE – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi gestures as he speaks during a news conference after the First Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, Dec. 17, 2019. DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – The world needs to prepare for a surge … Read More

More than 1.44 million refugees will need resettlement in 2020, says UNHCR

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UNHCR: resettlement is a critical lifeline for refugees and needs strengthening According to latest estimates released today at an annual resettlement forum, hosted by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, more than 1.44 million refugees currently residing in over 60 refugee-hosting … Read More

European Governments under Pressure to Do More for Refugees

The flood of refugees into Europe in recent years has led to the collapse of the continent’s screening and reception process, according to Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva. The conflict in Syria alone has driven nearly … Read More