15-04-2014 12:44 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR has today updated our guidance on the situation for refugees and asylum-seekers in Bulgaria. UNHCR is lifting the call for the temporary suspension of all Dublin transfers of asylum-seekers to Bulgaria that we made in January this year.

14-04-2014 17:13 CEST Norsk Folkehjelp Norsk Folkehjelp har fått alarm om at syv skiturister er værfast på Lyngen.

11-04-2014 13:51 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR estimates some 6,000 people have been rescued by the Italian Navy from over forty overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean off the shores of Sicily and Calabria in the past four days. They have disembarked in the ports of Augusta, Catania, Porto Empedocle, Messina and Pozzallo in Sicily and Roccella Jonica in Calabria.


03-04-2014 15:33 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR Lebanon faces intensifying spillover; host communities stretched to breaking point The number of refugees fleeing from Syria into neighbouring Lebanon surpassed 1 million today, a devastating milestone worsened by rapidly depleting resources and a host community stretched to breaking point.

02-04-2014 10:31 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR JUBA, 1 April 2014 -The heads of the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Refugee agency (UNHCR) today warned that the crisis in South Sudan could endanger millions of lives in the coming months if urgent action is not taken to put an end to the conflict and support the civilians who are struggling to survive.

Danmark bidrager med 4 mio. dollars til kriserne i Den Centralafrikanske Republik og Sydsudan

31-03-2014 16:29 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR vil takke Danmark for det vigtige bidrag på 4 millioner dollars, der vil afhjælpe akutte behov hos mange af de mennesker, der er blevet tvunget til at flygte fra deres hjem på grund af vold i Sydsudan og Den Centralafrikanske Republik.

Denmark contributes with USD 4 million to the CAR and South Sudan crises

31-03-2014 16:25 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR is grateful for Denmark’s important USD 4 million contribution that will alleviate the acute needs for many of the people who have been forced to flee their homes due to the violence in South Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR).

25-03-2014 12:12 CET FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR As South Sudan crisis deepens UNHCR warns donors that refugee numbers in surrounding region will riseIn light of the worsening crisis in South Sudan, UNHCR and WFP on behalf of partners appealed yesterday (Monday) to donors for US$371 million in urgently needed support for the thousands of South Sudanese refugees now arriving in neighbouring countries.

UNHCR report shows leap in asylum applications for industrialized countries

21-03-2014 11:02 CET FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR A UNHCR report, released today, shows a sharp rise in asylum claims in 44 industrialized countries during 2013, driven primarily by the crisis in Syria.

Fordommer Fordummer-konferanse om hatytringer

18-03-2014 12:40 CET Norsk Folkehjelp For tredje år på rad inviterer Norsk Folkehjelp til Fordommer Fordummer- konferanse for å markere FNs dag mot rasisme og diskriminering. Årets tema er hatytringer, og invitert er forskerne Lars Gule, Elisabeth Eide og Cora Alexa Døving.