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Refugee, Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean Sea alarming — UN

The U.N. refugee agency says there was an alarming increase in the number of refugees and migrants who lost their lives last year while crossing the Mediterranean Sea. Last year, the U.N. refugee agency says, six people died on average every day while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. It estimates 2,275

430,000 flee Cameroon’s restive Anglophone areas

An international refugee agency says that more than 430 000 people have fled violence in Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions and are hiding in rural areas with few resources. The Norwegian Refugee Council, one of several humanitarian organisations offering support, said on Wednesday it is assisting the displaced by providing shelter and

As doors close to refugees, Ethiopia’s stay open – ISS Africa

Protecting refugees is a common human responsibility, and yet developing countries shoulder the burden. Over 65.6 million people around the world were forcibly displaced by the end of 2016 – the highest level ever recorded. Of these, 84% were hosted in developing countries. This contrasts with the media’s focus of the

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