Tag Archives: Migrant Crisis

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Migrant Crisis : Fleeing to Canada from the U.S.

Some cross by foot, others take taxis close to the Canada-U.S. border, crossing into Quebec in an effort to claim asylum. The number of asylum seekers fleeing to Canada from the US in the wake of Trump’s immigration crackdown has soared since the weather turned warmer. In the first three months of this year, 3,605 people have crossed the border from south to north. The figure has grown month-on-month from 920 in January to 1,465 in March and the number of those detained for entering the country illegally has tripled in that time.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Mosul edges towards full siege, families struggle to find food

Mosul Siege
Displaced Iraqi people who fled from homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, receive bread at the Hammam al-Alil camp, south of Mosul.

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.

Somalia : Will its refugee and displacement crises ever be solved ?

 An internally displaced man eats a maize meal from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) feeding program at the Sorrdo camp in Hodan district of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.