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Number of Syrian refugees doubles in 2013 according to UN agency

The UN refugee agency says the number of Syrian asylum seekers in developed countries doubled last year ... The annual UN refugee agency report on global asylum trends also said that last year Syrians made up 9.4 ... in Syria, Syria) The UN refugee agency says the number of Syrian asylum seekers in developed countries ...

21/03/2014 - 10:00 - comment 0

UN Refugee agency calls on EU to provide asylum to more Syrians

The UN refugee agency criticized Europe Friday ... Conflict in Syria, EU, Syria) The UN refugee agency criticized Europe Friday for only welcoming ... that refugee numbers are set to exceed 3 million in the next few weeks. The UN ...

11/07/2014 - 15:32 - comment 0

U.N. refugee agency condemns Israel's migration policy

The United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR condemned ... to the Spirit of the 1951 Refugee Convention." The United Nations Refugee Agency ... headlines, Israel) The United Nations Refugee Agency has condemned Israel’s policy on African migrants ...

06/01/2014 - 09:42 - comment 0

UN agency gets Sudanese refugees arrested for 'blocking their building's entrance' in Lebanon

The UNHCR, the agency responsible for refugees ... entrance. Over a dozen refugees ended up in jail after the U.N. refugee ... by both the refugee agency and many people in Lebanon. Families gathered outside the UNHCR office ...

Editor's Choice - 14/08/2012 - 08:25 - comment 0

UNHCR forced to deny critical treatment to Syrian refugees due to lack of funding

The UN refugee agency's top medical expert warned ... of funding. The UN refugee agency's top medical expert warned Monday that aid ... then think about the UN. (NEWS, Main headlines, Conflict in Syria, Syria) The UN refugee ...

26/05/2014 - 08:24 - comment 1

UN Refugee Agency Appeals for 953 Million Dollars

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealed Friday for more ... The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealed Friday for more than 950 million dollars to support its work next ... The Geneva-based UN agency said in a press release it needed 953.7 million dollars to enable it to help and protect ...

19/05/2010 - 10:05 - comment 0

UN: 5,000 die in Syria every month, 6,000 flee per day

by the U.N. Refugee Agency, two-thirds have fled this year Some 5,000 Syrians die ... and humanitarian officials said. Of the nearly 1.8 million refugees identified by the U.N. Refugee Agency ... refugees identified by the U.N. Refugee Agency, two-thirds have fled this year, U.N. ...

17/07/2013 - 07:53 - comment 0

Annan Names New Deputy Head for UN Agency For Palestinian Refugees

Karen Abu Zayd, regional representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees for the United States and the Caribbean, was named Monday as deputy head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees.  Abu Zayd is a US ... Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).  The United Nations spokesman said UN ...

19/05/2010 - 11:19 - comment 0

UN Refugee Agency Says 40 Million Dollars Needed for Palestinians

The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for refugees ... The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for refugees on Wednesday urged donors to give 40 million dollars ... Nations can play," UNRWA said in a statement.  The Gaza-based agency which cares for Palestinian ...

19/05/2010 - 10:15 - comment 0

UN\'s Palestinian Refugee Agency Faces Funding Shortfall

commissioner general of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), said donors had ... The UN\'s Palestinian relief agency said ... but it The UN's Palestinian relief agency said Wednesday it had raised most of the 39.8 million dollars it sought ...

19/05/2010 - 10:08 - comment 0