The UN has stated that 277 thousand refugees in need of resettlement from temporary shelters

277 thousand refugees in need of resettlement from temporary shelters, said 12 January in the Office of the UN high Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR).

It is noted that in the last week alone about 160 people were killed or went missing in three separate incidents in the Mediterranean sea. The report said that on 8 January, the Italian coast guard rescued some refugees. There are fears that 56 people, including 15 women and six children drowned.

On the same day off the coast of Morocco capsized boat, which was 54 people. The Moroccan coast guard reported that two men were drowned.

The next day, 9 January, UNHCR and the organization «international medical corps» helped the Libyan coast guard rescued and brought to the shores of Libya 279 refugees and migrants. According to survivors, 60 to 100 people were missing.

UNHCR noted that while it had received proposals for the relocation of temporary shelters only 13 thousand in 2018 and 2019.

Acute immigration crisis has arisen in connection with the fighting in the middle East and Africa. According to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk during 2015 in Europe came about 1.5 million workers.

The International organization for migration reported that in 2016 in Europe arrived 387 895 thousand refugees, 5143 died or went missing in 2017 arrived 184 169 thousand refugees, 3116 dead or disappeared.




The UN has stated that 277 thousand refugees in need of resettlement from temporary shelters 13.01.2018

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