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01 May 2018

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Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 21,981 in 2018; Deaths Reach 606

Posted on Tue. May 1, 2018​​

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 21,981 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 17 weeks of 2018, or the first third of the year. About 43 percent of all arrivals are to Italy, with the remainder divided between Greece (37%) and Spain (20%). This compares with 44,625 arrivals across the region through the same period last year, and around 200,000 at this time in 2016.

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Community Resource Centres to Consolidate Support for Returnee Reintegration in Iraq

Posted on Tue. May 1, 2018​​

Baghdad — Over 3.6 million Internally Displaced Persons—or IDPs—have returned to safe areas of the country after being displaced by conflict. It is critical that areas of origin are supported by the international humanitarian community.

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