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  1. Amidst escalating needs and soaring hunger, refugees caught in the eye of the perfect storm

    - UN News

    Further food ration cuts are imminent for refugees as humanitarian needs multiply around the world while funding struggles to keep pace, the UN food relief agency warned on Monday, World Refugee Day. 

  2. Guterres visits refugees resettled in NYC, urges world to ‘stand together in solidarity’

    - UN News

    Ahead of World Refugee Day, marked annually on 20 June, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday visited refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan now living, working and adding to the vibrancy of New York City.  

  3. Slave Markets Open 24/7: Refugee Babies, Boys, Girls, Women, Men

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jun 17 (IPS) - In addition to slave selling and buying deals in public squares, as reported time ago in ‘liberated’ Libya, a widespread exploitation of men, women, and children has been carried out for years at refugee camps worldwide.

  4. UN expert urges UK to halt transfer of asylum seekers to Rwanda

    - UN News

    A UN human rights expert on Friday urged the United Kingdom to halt its controversial policy of transferring some asylum seekers to Rwanda and expressed serious concern that the two country’s asylum partnership arrangement violates international law, and risks causing irreparable harm to those seeking international protection.

  5. A record 37 million children displaced worldwide: UNICEF

    - UN News

    Conflict, violence and other crises left a record 36.5 million children displaced from their homes by the end of last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates – the highest number recorded since the Second World War, the agency said on Friday. 

  6. More than 100 million now forcibly displaced: UNHCR report

    - UN News

    A staggering 100 million people have now been forced to flee their homes globally, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, highlighting worldwide food insecurity, the climate crisis, war in Ukraine and other emergencies from Africa to Afghanistan as leading causes.

  7. Despite Unspeakable Hardships, Migrants Keep One Billion People Alive

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jun 15 (IPS) - Here goes another fact: 230 million migrant workers are now a major life-saving source for up to one billion people starving in the world’s poorest communities, as well as a vital lifeline for the economy of their countries of origin.

  8. Hunger in Latin America: whole continent is on the move, warns WFP

    - UN News

    Ever greater numbers of vulnerable people are risking their lives on dangerous migration routes in Latin America, forced to move by the global food security crisis that’s been made worse by spiralling inflation linked to the war in Ukraine, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.

  9. Myanmar’s multidimensional crises have ‘deepened and expanded dramatically’

    - UN News

    The political crisis unleashed in Myanmar following the 1 February military coup last year, has “opened new frontlines that had long been at peace,” the UN Special Envoy told the General Assembly on Monday, noting that challenges in the country have “both deepened and expanded dramatically.”

  10. UK’s bid to export some refugees to Rwanda, ‘all wrong’, says UN refugee chief

    - UN News

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Monday dismissed the British Government’s proposal to process United Kingdom-bound asylum seekers in Rwanda, describing the offshore deal between the two countries announced in April, as “all wrong”.

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