Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

Sarah Ferguson meets young children and refugees in Hungary

Sarah, Duchess of York, the ex-wife of Prince Andrew arrived in Budapest on Tuesday. She said that he was fascinated by the way Hungarian people “steadfastly” and honourably fight for Ukrainian refugees along the border. Source

UN calls for more support for refugees ‘dying a slow death’ in Lebanon

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has called for more support to help the organisation assist vulnerable Palestinian refugee families, amid the deteriorating financial situation in Lebanon. "The humanitarian situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon is extremely alarming," UNRWA's Commissioner General, Philippe Lazzarini, said yesterday. The UN official also emphasised the harsh living […]

PA: Palestinian refugees rescued in Mediterranean Sea

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday that dozens of Palestinian irregular migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea off the coasts of Libya and Greece. The political adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Al-Deek, said the Palestine embassy in Libya is following up the matter after two boats carrying irregular […]

Cholera Outbreak Hits Syrian Refugees Sheltering in Camps in Lebanon

QUB ELIAS, Lebanon—Syrian refugees in displacement camps are falling victim to a cholera outbreak in Lebanon, already suffering from an economic meltdown that has slashed access to clean water and strained hospitals. Lebanon recorded its first cholera case in early October—signalling the return of the bacteria for the first time in 30 years. It now […]

Nahr Al-Bared refugees start sit-in at UNRWA Headquarters

A number of Palestinian refugees from Nahr Al-Bared Refugee Camp in north Lebanon began an open-ended sit-in on Thursday at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)’s headquarters, the Palestine Information Center reported. The refugees called on UNRWA to immediately pay their rent and demanded to meet the UNRWA […]

50,000 Ukrainian Refugees Will Become Homeless in the UK Next Year

    According to The Guardian, 50,000 Ukrainians might be homeless in the UK next year if the government’s initiative to link migrants with British families fails. The opposition wants the government to increase compensation to host families as the cost of living rises. According to a study conducted by the Labour Party, the Liberal […]

65% of Ukrainian Refugees Say they will never Return to Ukraine

A new United Nations poll shows that of the 8.8 million people who left Ukraine since the war broke out, there are 5.6 million who remain abroad. According to UNHCR, the majority of those surveyed said they wanted to return when the situation in Ukraine stabilizes, but 65 percent said that they planned to stay […]

What Happened to This Small Village Told to Accept 1500 ‘Refugees’?

The locals weren’t happy!

Biden’s Afghan Refugees Struggle to Find Housing, Help After Being Dumped in California

Afghan refugees dumped into California are struggling to find housing and other help needed to get settled in a new country.

Christians requesting Scripture booklets for Ukrainian refugees

Photo Credit: Ales Ustinau/Pexels Europe (Mission Network News) — The number of refugees from Ukraine recently passed 5 million. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) predicts that upwards of 8 million Ukrainian refugees will ultimately flee their homeland. Nations taking in refugees include Romania, Moldova, Greece, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Finland,…

Portugal investigates alleged misuse of Ukrainian refugees’ personal data

Two pro-Russian members of an association had reportedly photocopied the documents of Ukrainian refugees.

VICE News Attempts to Paint COVID-19 Refugees as Lunatics

If the corporate media were to honestly tell this story, they would have to acknowledge that COVID-19 lockdowns, mandates, and firing of people for failing to follow the mandates, was the clearest display of authoritarianism seen by the modern world in a generation. In early 2022, VICE News began reaching out to members of the […]

Ukrainian Refugees Hosted in Historic 15th Century Castle in Ireland

When Barry and Lola Haughian purchased an historic old castle on the outskirts of Galway in west Ireland in 2017, they had no idea that one day they would be opening the castle doors to people fleeing war in eastern Europe Read more Section:  News General Read Later 

Ambassador: Iran does not mistreat Afghan refugees

TEHRAN— The ambassador of Iran to Kabul said in an interview on Tuesday that it is not the policy of the Iranian government to misbehave Afghan immigrants, saying videos circulated on social media are bogus that are intended to create rift between Iran and Afghanistan.

4 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine, Says United Nations Agency

The U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday more than 4 million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia launched its war. Source

Female Ukrainian Refugees Encounter Swedish Diversity

Having escaped the Russian war machine, female Ukrainian refugees face a new threat to their safety. Source

Ukraine war live updates: ‘Dangerous and difficult moment’ for Kyiv as refugees hit 3 million

The mayor of Kyiv has imposed a 35-hour curfew, describing a “dangerous and difficult moment” for the capital. Meanwhile the IOM says 3 million refugees have now fled Ukraine. Source

Ukrainian Refugees Must Get Covid Jabs Or Be Tested Every 48 Hours Says Italy’s PM

Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi has announced that all Ukrainian refugees who want to enter Italy will either have to be vaccinated against covid or undergo tests every 48 hours. More than 20,000 Ukrainian refugees have reportedly arrived in Italy since the Russian invasion and over 90 per cent are said to be women and […]

Two million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion, says UNHCR

Two million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion, says the UN’s refugee agency. More than half have passed over the border into Poland, the latest figures show. Around 100,000 have fled to Russia and 450 to Belarus. Filippo Grandi, the head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said at the […]

‘It’s a mess’: UK to vet Ukraine refugees at Calais as French claim hundreds rejected

The British government has vowed to speed up processing visas for Ukrainian refugees, in response to accusations that few have been allowed to enter the UK so far. Hundreds have arrived at the northern French port of Calais, seeking to reach the UK. London says it intends to install a visa application centre there for […]

Turkey welcomes over 20,000 Ukrainian refugees, Interior Minister says

Turkey started to host over 20,000 Ukrainian citizens amid Russia’s invasion of the country, Interior Minister, Süleyman Soylu said, Sunday, adding that Turkey is more than happy to welcome them, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to the report, the Minister Soylu said some 1.5 million Ukranians had to leave their homes due to the war, […]

Piano player brings musical relief to Ukraine refugees

Refugees entering Poland from Ukraine had a pleasant surprise Friday when an Italian pianist showed up to welcome them at the Medyka border crossing. The pianist, Davide Martello, said he wanted to offer the refugees some musical relief from the war they are fleeing. “They leave the bombs behind and they go to the music,” […]

UK government urged to provide safer routes for refugees

Human rights groups and charities on Tuesday called on the British government to provide safer routes for refugees and migrants crossing the English Channel as the number of people making their way to the UK in 2021 trebled, Anadolu News Agency reports. Refugee charities have said that government policy towards migrants and refugees crossing the […]

Four Syrian refugees die from burning coal for heat in Lebanon

A Syrian mother and her three children died in their sleep after inhaling toxic fumes from burning coal to heat their room in a village in southern Lebanon, a rescue group said on Sunday. Youssef al-Dor, an official with Resala Health Ambulance Association, said the family used coal to warm their room on a cold […]

Indonesia Allows Rohingya Boat of Refugees to Dock, Amid Pressure From Rights Groups

The Indonesian government has allowed a stranded boat carrying 120 Rohingya refugees near Aceh province to dock, the authorities said on Wednesday, relenting under pressure from rights groups. The boat was first sighted in waters off the coast of Bireuen on Dec. 26. The boat was leaking and damaged, with dozens of Rohingya refugees onboard, […]

Christian Refugees Describe Fears in Leaving Afghanistan

Taliban in Herat, Afghanistan in 2001. (Bluuurgh, Creative Commons) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christian relatives of a convert who fled to India from Afghanistan shortly before the Taliban seized power described days of terror before they were able to leave the country. The Christian refugee in India, 24-year-old Esin, has been granted a visa […]

Palestinian Refugees are Struggling to Survive amid Lebanon’s Deepening Crisis

December 23, 2021 – Katarzyna Rybarczyk is a Political Correspondent for Immigration Advice Service, an immigration law firm based in the UK but operating globally. Through her articles, she aims to raise awareness about security threats worldwide and the challenges facing communities living in low and middle-income countries. She contributed this article to The Palestine Chronicle. […]

S. Korea allocates $2.5m to support Afghan refugees in Iran

S. Korea allocates $2.5m to support Afghan refugees in Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The Republic of Korea has contributed USD 2.5 million to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and UNICEF, the UN Children’s Agency, in support of programs to help Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Ambassador of the Republic of […]

UNHCR rep in Damascus: most refugees want to return home

Posted on November 17, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Nov 17, 2021 [embedded content] At the joint Syrian-Russian conference on the return of refugees to the Syrian Arab Republic, 16 November 2021 Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Filed under: Syria, War on Syria | Tagged: Syrian refugees, UNHCR | Source

Rep. Rosendale: Bill Protects America From Unvetted Refugees

In the wake of the accelerated withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in September, Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) introduced the Secure America Act on Oct. 13 to stop Afghan refugees from being granted “parole status” into the United States with “zero vetting whatsoever.” In an interview with NTD’s “Capitol Report,” Rosendale said the Biden administration’s accelerated withdrawal […]

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