This money will be used to provide a better reception for the refugees. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? For the sake of better monitoring, rescue ships will be obligated to have their tracking devices turned on, to take rescued refugees directly to a port, and allow police access to their ships at any time. It describes a situation in which thousands of people who are entitled to refuge and protection do not even have a decent shelter to sleep in, enough food, or access to a doctor,” says MSF advocacy officer Giuseppe De Mola. Most of them came from Pakistan, Nigeria and from Bangladesh. You can find more information in our data protection declaration. ( Log Out /  Discover our governance and what it means to be an association. EU interior ministers have agreed to develop a code of conduct for rescue ships. The Intersectional Benchmarking Unit collects and analyses data about local labour markets in all locations where MSF employs people. Read stories from our staff as they carry out their work around the world. ( Log Out /  They are refusing to show any more solidarity. He has been provided with an apartment and studied at a local school. For every Syrian returned, another Syrian in Turkey will be relocated to a European country, but there is no such promise in place for asylum seekers of other nationalities who make up more than half of arrivals. “Even if there is a new reception programme for humanitarian protection holders in seven months, what should we do in the meantime?” Cardillo said. Migrants are inspected by policemen as they disembark from the Norwegian vessel Siem Pilot at Pozzallo's harbour, Italy, March 29, 2016.

Macedonia has finished building a fence on its frontier with Greece becoming the latest country in Europe to build a border barrier aimed at checking the flow of refugees, A father and his child wait after being caught by Turkish gendarme on 27 January 2016 at Canakkale's Kucukkuyu district. Médecins Sans Frontières brings medical humanitarian assistance to victims of conflict, natural disasters, epidemics or healthcare exclusion. Italy is furious. EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos urged bloc countries to help Italy, which can no longer handle the problem on its own. Tired of waiting, the coalition of civic society organisation, Table for Asylum, has called for a demonstration in front of Italian prefectures on December 27. “According to the law, humanitarian protection holders could remain inside the system until the end of their programme,” Miraglia said. A humanitarian residence permit holder, Koffi came to Italy after his family at home was threatened. All possible measures will be implemented - from subsidies to visa waivers - to encourage unwilling states to take back their citizens. Italy refugee … He also criticized Austria's threat to deploy tanks and soldiers to guard against migrants from Italy. After the official communication went public, the interior ministry on December 21 attempted to clarify its instructions. A refugee holds two children as dozens arrive on an overcrowded boat on the Greek island of Lesbos, A child, covered by emergency blankets, reacts as she arrives, with other refugees and migrants, on the Greek island of Lesbos, At least five migrants including three children, died after four boats sank between Turkey and Greece, as rescue workers searched the sea for dozens more, the Greek coastguard said, Migrants wait under outside the Moria registration camp on the Lesbos.
Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Over 400,000 people have landed on Greek islands from neighbouring Turkey since the beginning of the year, The bodies of Christian refugees are buried separately from Muslim refugees at the Agios Panteleimonas cemetery in Mytilene, Lesbos, Macedonian police officers control a crowd of refugees as they prepare to enter a camp after crossing the Greek border into Macedonia near Gevgelija, A refugee tries to force the entry to a camp as Macedonian police officers control a crowd after crossing the Greek border into Macedonia near Gevgelija, Refugees are seen aboard a Turkish fishing boat as they arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast to Lesbos, An elderly woman sings a lullaby to baby on a beach after arriving with other refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, A man collapses as refugees make land from an overloaded rubber dinghy after crossing the Aegean see from Turkey, at the island of Lesbos, A girl reacts as refugees arrive by boat on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, Refugees make a show of hands as they queue after crossing the Greek border into Macedonia near Gevgelija, People help a wheelchair user board a train with others, heading towards Serbia, at the transit camp for refugees near the southern Macedonian town of Gevgelija, Refugees board a train, after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevgelija. Refugees stuck in limbo in Greece amid closure of European borders. In Ventimiglia MSF also ran a women’s health programme. In Bari and Turin, MSF has started to provide information in buildings in which migrants and refugees live, to help them access the Italian health system. This, combined with language and administrative barriers, makes it extremely difficult for them to access social services and healthcare, as well as basics like clean water, food and electricity. •, •, •, • Life-saving programme offers safe path to Italy for refugees News Releases. Italy receives financial support from the EU, with € 35 million already made available for Italy. In a preparatory meeting, France and Spain have already refused to open their own ports to refugee boats. This means losing their houses and possibly missing out on language classes and traineeships.

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Training as a chef with the social cooperative Aiperon introduced him to a brand new world. In Italy, too, the EU has pledged additional millions, but they are linked to requirements: faster processing of asylum applications, more repatriation and improved reception facilities. “So they are not seeking to overturn Salvini’s policies.”.