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World donates 6 bln euros for Türkiye’s quake relief
The international community has collected slightly more than 6 billion euros for Türkiye and around 1 billion euros for Syria in a major donors' conference organized by the European Union to assist the victims of the Feb. 6 earthquakes and the reconstruction of 11 Turkish provinces.
UN: London's plan to Stop Illegal Migrants violates International Law
The UK government's proposed asylum law is "very worrying", the UN refugee agency has warned.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees representative in the United Kingdom, Vicky Tennant, commented to the BBC that the measure would violate international law and was not necessary to stop Channel crossings.
Democracy Digest: Poland Starts Investigations into Abducted Ukrainian Children and Leaked Emails
Meanwhile, Polish Minister for European Affairs Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek announced this week that Poland, together with the European Commission, will launch an initiative to find Ukrainian children reportedly kidnapped by Russia since the war started.
Not Many Ukrainian Refugees have Stayed in Bulgaria since the Start of the Invasion
Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, Bulgaria has received 782,043 refugees at its borders and has granted temporary protection as per the Temporary Protection Directive of EU, to approximately 136,818 Ukrainian refugees, 87 percent of whom are women and children. 54,579 Ukrainian refugees remain within the country as of 5 October.
Sunny Refuge: Ukrainian Refugees Find ‘Second Home’ on Albanian Seaside
"He later sent me photos of our house, which was burned," she tells BIRN in an interview at a hotel in Albania's port city of Durres, on the Adriatic. "We have basically nothing now," she adds.
Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan quake survivors as foreign aid arrives
Desperate rescuers battled against the clock and heavy rain on June 24 to reach cut-off areas in eastern Afghanistan after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,000 people and left thousands more homeless.
Exhibition marks World Refugee Day
UNHCR Türkiye marked the World Refugee Day with a photography exhibition, "Life Through My Eyes," originating from a series of photography workshops where Turkish and refugee children living in the southeastern province of Mardin came together to reflect on the environment they live in through their own lenses.
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Nearly 5 Million Ukrainians are Registered as Refugees in 44 European countries
Nearly five million Ukrainians have been registered as refugees across Europe since Russia launched its invasion less than four months ago, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Angelina Jolie makes surprise Ukraine visit, meets children
Hollywood actress and U.N. humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on April 30, the Lviv regional governor said on Telegram.
Over 3,000 migrants lost at sea in 2021: UN
More than 3,000 people died or went missing in the Mediterranean and Atlantic while trying to reach Europe last year, double the toll from 2020, the United Nations said on April 29.
A fresh report from the U.N. refugee agency demanded urgent action to combat surging deaths among refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants trying to reach Europe.
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