Migration: Iraqi returnees from Europe lack access to protection services and awareness of migration pathways

Many refugees and other migrants migrate to Europe to seek asylum, and with asylum a more secure life and improved livelihoods. Recent REACH assessments[1] have found that a number of these refugees and other migrants lack information about legal migration Read more…

Migration: A study on Afghan returnees from Europe, their motivations and challenges to reintegration

Nearly forty years of conflict, economic hardship and natural disasters have resulted in the displacement and migration of millions of Afghans. More recently, increasing numbers of Afghans are making the difficult decision to return to their country of origin, often Read more…

Afghanistan: New REACH project monitors highly vulnerable informal settlements in Kabul and Nangarhar

Afghanistan continues to be torn by a three-decade long conflict and recurrent natural disasters which have forced an ever increasing number of families to leave their homes. In 2016, the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returnees reached unprecedented Read more…

Somalia: Assessing internal displacement to inform urgent humanitarian response in Kismayo area

The year 2016 has seen a continued deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Somalia. Following three failed rain seasons, which aggravated the already severe drought conditions, and the Government of Kenya’s initial decision to close Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee Read more…