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NEW A call to action: Protecting children on the move starts with better data

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, International Organization for Migration, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)

Gaps in data covering refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and internally displaced populations are endangering the lives and wellbeing of millions of children on the move, warned five UN and partner agencies today. In 'A call to action: Protecting children on the move starts with better data', UNICEF, UNHCR, IOM, Eurostat and OECD together show how crucial data are to understanding the patterns of global migration and developing policies to support vulnerable groups like children.

UNHCR: Europe Monthly Report - 2017 Recap

UNHCR, (2018)

The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe in 2017 dropped 48% compared to 2016 with over 172,300 people arriving by sea last year compared to over 362,700 in 2016. Of the three sea routes, most crossed via the Central Mediterranean route from North Africa to Italy with smaller numbers crossing via the Eastern Mediterranean route to Greece and Cyprus and the Western Mediterranean route to Spain

Accommodation update as of 13 February 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Norwegian Refugee Council, Care International, (2018)

R2P Monitor - 15 January 2018 ISSUE 37

Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, (2018)

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity.

Global Early Warning – Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture: January - March 2018

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2018)

The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

Somalia: Refugees and Asylum-seekers Statistical Report UNHCR - 31 January 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)

Infographic on refugees and asylum-seekers in Somalia, 31 January 2018

Dangerous ground - Syria’s refugees face an uncertain future

Danish Refugee Council, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, et al., (2018)

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are at risk of being pushed to return to Syria in 2018, despite ongoing violence, bombing and shelling that are endangering the lives of civilians, leading humanitarian agencies warn in a report released today. The warning comes amid a global anti-refugee backlash, harsher conditions in neighbouring countries hosting Syrians, and Syrian government victories in the conflict that have fuelled misleading rhetoric suggesting Syria is safe for refugees to return.

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