Category Archives: African Migrants

Why are African men and women still fleeing to Europe?

Migrants are rescued by the SOS Méditerranée organisation during a search and rescue operation with the MV Aquarius rescue ship.
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Migrants gesture as they are rescued by the SOS organisation

Migrants on a rubber boat gesture as they are rescued by the SOS Mediterranee organisation during a search and rescue (SAR) operation with the MV Aquarius rescue ship (not pictured) in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan Coast.

South Sudan : The situation of children in the world’s youngest country

A South Sudanese refugee boy looks out of a transit tent at the Imvepi refugee settlement camp in Arua District, northern Uganda.

Migrants injured crossing Moroccan border with Spain

Migrants have been injured crossing the north African border into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. High fences and razor wire surround the territory. Spain says the number of people crossing into the country via enclaves in north Africa has doubled in the last year.

 

 

 

 

 

Children bearing the brunt of South Sudan refugee crisis

South Sudanese refugee children look up as a truck pumps water into a reservoir on top of a water tower, in a section of the sprawling complex of mud-brick houses and tents that makes up the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. Bidi Bidi is now the world’s largest refugee settlement holding some of those who fled the civil war in South Sudan.

REFUGEE CRISIS IS 60 MILLION AND GROWING

The UNHCR released their latest report on global displacement. There are now 65.3 million refugees or displaced people worldwide, a nearly 10 percent increase over the past year. Right now, there are nearly 65.3 million refugees or displaced people worldwide, according to the latest UNHCR report. If all of the world’s refugees were the population of a country, it would be the 24th largest in the world, just after Italy.
Half of the world’s refugees are children, growing up far from home without consistent education, safety or emotional support. Where do these displaced people live? Where do the go? We know that a huge proportion of the world’s refugees are fleeing war-torn Syria, but other people around the world are forced from their homes every day for a variety of reasons — violence, natural disaster or economic collapse.