Just released by UNODC, the first report on the nature and impact of the smuggling of migrants. It includes infographics and data on numbers and routes plus profiles. It also has data on fatalities.
In March a new tool, the Statelessness Index, to compare national EU government policies towards stateless persons was launched by the European Network on Statelessness It makes it possible to compare nations according to themes such as stateless population data, detention and legal protection measures. There are also individual country surveys and rankings which include assessments […]
EVI-MED – Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations EVI-MED is a Middlesex University project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It is providing evidence on the nature and impact of migration into Europe focusing mainly on Italy and Greece. Its website will hold search and rescue data, insight from interviews […]
This week was refugee week. For data on all aspects of refugees see the specialist UNHCR website The Mental Health and well-being portal which was launched by UEL last year to support regugees. It has resources on relaxation as well as references, presentations and a directory of resources and organisations.
A site created by UNHCR staff to gather together good examples of policy and practical implementation for those working with urban refugees. Items have been submitted by NGOs, civil society organisations, academic researchers government and community based groups. It is possible to search by keyword or browse guidelines and tools by creator, sector and region. […]
Find out why we need to support refugees by consulting the UNHCR Global Trends report 2015. More than 65.3 million people were displaced in 2015 These charts from UN Dispatch clearly show the gravity of the situation and recent trends.
This aims to create a single platform or place where information can be found about people displaced by natural crises, disasters and climate change. It is supported by Federal Republic of Germany in order to implement the recommendations of the Nansen Initiative Protection Agenda. It currently contains news and documents relating to refugees, displacement and humanitarian […]
The Open University has released a research report on how refugees use smartphones. It was led by Prof. Marie Gillespie and was carried out in partnership with France Medias Monde. It investigates the physical and digital journeys of Syrian and Iraqi refugees documenting the digital media services used for news so the EU can develop […]
UNRWA Audiovisual Archive for Palestine Refugees http://archive.unrwa.org/about-archive/ United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)’s new photo and film archive offers free access to hundreds of iconic images of refugees from 1948 onwards taken by UNRWA staff. A wide range of topics are covered including Middle-East conflict and refugee camps. The archive can be searched or […]