Reports point to a growing death toll off Europe’s shores which this year already approaches 3,000. That’s nearly four times the figure from 2013, which IOM’s Missing Migrants Project estimated to be 700 deaths.
IOM has assisted 171,733 refugees in Gambella and 2,439 in Benishangul‐Gumuz since the conflict broke out in mid‐December, 2013. Ethiopia has continued to take the lead in accepting the highest number of refugees from South Sudan.
Tens of thousands were displaced by the fighting that broke out in Zamboanga city between the separatist Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Philippine army one year ago. And the humanitarian response in Zamboanga is made all the more complex by the culturally specific needs of the diverse displaced population.
This film features moving, honest interviews with a group of young ladies who have fled Syria. Watch how they describe the extreme fears, mental health issues and ongoing hope they experienced as young people in a war zone.