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Germany promotes assistance to returnees

Quoting the news agency Deutsche Philly "Deutsche Welle": put Germany 40 million euros allocated to help immigrants wishing to return to their home country.

It was almost rejected 40 percent of asylum applications Officials are still expected to increase dramatically the number of migrants returning to their country of origin in 2017 is 430,000 study file.

Last year, Germany helped 54,000 asylum seekers they wish to return to their homeland as part of a program of 21.5 million euros costs.

Iraq: 3RP Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2017-2018 in Response to the Syria Crisis

Iraq: 3RP Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2017-2018 in Response to the Syria Crisis

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from UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Published on 29 Jan 2017 —View Original

The European Union aims to "reduce overcrowding" in the islands during the month of April / April

The European Union and Turkey agreement coordinator at the European Commission, Martin Verwey said, that the main goal is to "reduce the crowding out" the number of refugees and migrants in the Greek islands by April / April, one month before the start of the tourist season.

Verwey pointed out that in cooperation with the Greek government and the European agencies involved, the plan will help reduce congestion on speeding up asylum procedures, along with the transfer of vulnerable groups, and individuals who exhibit deviant behavior to the facilities on the mainland.

Donald Trump refugee ban: UN condemns President's bar on asylum and entry from Muslim-majority countries

Donald Trump refugee ban: UN condemns President's bar on asylum and entry from Muslim-majority countries

Warning comes after President calls for Christian refugees to be given priority

Slovenia proceed legally repel refugees at the border

Enter the Slovenian parliament an amendment to the Aliens Act after a proposal by the government.

The amended legislation allows police forces to close the border in cases poured in large numbers of migrants and refugees.

The amendments have been approved by a majority of 47 members compared to 18.

And Amnesty International said:

German finance minister admits govt’s refugee policy ‘went off course’ in 2015

German finance minister admits govt’s refugee policy ‘went off course’ in 2015

Published time: 29 Jan, 2017 15:54

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Berlin made mistakes with its “open-door” refugee policy, which “went off course” and saw hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers entering the country over the past two years, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble admits.

Turkey threatens to cancel the agreement with the EU on immigration

Turkey has threatened to re-arrest the work of the European Turkish agreement reached in March / March 2016.

This reaction has come after the Greek Supreme Court issued its ruling on January 26 and who spent the inadmissibility of Turkey delivered eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after a failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Turkish Foreign Minister "Mevlut Kavozoglu" demanded on Friday January 27 to review governance and delivery Asaker Turks entertained some punitive threats.

UN appeals for over $4 billion to tackle refugee crisis

UN appeals for over $4 billion to tackle refugee crisis

Lebanon is currently home to over one million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)

The UN on Tuesday appealed for $4.63 billion in new funding to address the growing needs of Syrian refugees and host communities in neighboring countries, a statement said.

Ikea-designed refugee shelter wins best design of 2016

 

Ikea-designed refugee shelter wins best design of 2016

By i24news 
Published: 01/29/2017 - 03:21pm, updated: 10:52pm

credits/photos : COURTESY OF BETTER SHELTER
More than 150 Better Shelter units have been installed by UNHCR and implementing partners in the Kara Tepe site in Lesvos where they function as temporary accommodation, offices and medical aid clinics.

Production for the Better Shelter began in 2015 and 16,000 units have since been delivered globally

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal

Several thousand people have returned to the Gambia since ex-president Yahya Jammeh ceded power.

By: Hélène Caux   |  24 January 2017   |  Français

Gambian children waiting for a car at Selety border crossing, Senegal, to drive them home to the Gambia.  © UNHCR/Hélène Caux

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