At least 15 people have died and hundreds are injured and missing after a devastating fire destroyed thousands of shelters in a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, a UNHCR spokeswoman said.
A decade since the start of the conflict that has torn Syria apart, Euronews spoke to Syrians who were forced to flee their country, and have now found refuge in various parts of Europe.
The large brawl involved nationals from Syria and several African countries at an overcrowded migrant reception camp outside of Cyprus’ capital Nicosia.
The Commission said the funds will help migrants and refugees "facing a humanitarian disaster" by financing warm clothing, blankets, food, healthcare and mental health and psychological support.
In the Tuscan coastal city of Livorno, a social project matches young migrants with elderly residents in need of help or companionship.
Several people were taken to hospital in Lebanon after a fire at a Syrian refugee camp that state media said was started deliberately
Many times banks ask for a passport before allowing someone to open an account, but often asylum seekers won’t have a passport, and if they do have one then the government will likely take it while they are looking at their claim for asylum.
Restrictions on the right to work and acquire assets hamper the ability for refugees to become self-reliant. The coronavirus pandemic has made a dire situation even worse in the absence of humanitarian aid or personal income.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique challenge but also a major opportunity to highlight how refugee-led organisations are best placed to act both in emergencies and on long-term integration strategies.
It comes after fire destroyed the Moria migrant camp, which was home to more than 12,500 migrants. Its capacity was 2,700 people.