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Greece and Italy: Refugee and migrant children face challenges in achieving their objectives and lose out on education once in Europe
Greece and Italy: Refugee and migrant children face challenges in achieving their objectives and lose out on education once in Europe

July 25, 2017

Greece and Italy: Refugee and migrant children face challenges in achieving their objectives and lose out on education once in Europe

Over 100,000 refugee and migrant children, of whom more than 33,800 unaccompanied and separated children (34%), arrived in Europe in 2016. In the first three months of 2017, 5,700 children landed on European shores. The vast majority of them entered Europe irregularly through the two main gateways to the continent: Italy, using the Central Mediterranean […]

Syria: Humanitarian challenges continue to grow in Deir-ez-Zor governorate with decreasing capacity to bear future shocks
Syria: Humanitarian challenges continue to grow in Deir-ez-Zor governorate with decreasing capacity to bear future shocks

June 13, 2017

Syria: Humanitarian challenges continue to grow in Deir-ez-Zor governorate with decreasing capacity to bear future shocks

Since 2014, much of Deir-ez-Zor governorate in northeast Syria has been under control of the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), leading to extremely limited humanitarian access and a continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation. As conflict has escalated in neighbouring Ar-Raqqa governorate, the risk of increased population flows […]