Needs soar as number of Syrian refugees tops 3 million

The UN refugee agency reports that Syria's intensifying refugee crisis will today pass a record 3 million people, amid reports of horrifying conditions inside the country.

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High seas tragedies leave more than 300 dead on the Mediterranean in past week

More than 300 people have died while trying to make irregular sea crossings from North Africa to Europe in the past week, bringing the death toll this year from sinking vesels on the Mediterranean to almost 1,900, including some 1,600 since June.

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Ethiopian Oromo refugee community to set up NGO to promote integration in Malta

The Ethiopian Oromo refugee community in Malta is forming its own Non-Profit Organization to promote integration in Malta and raise awareness on the Oromo community in Ethiopia.

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UNHCR fears for the safety of thousands of refugees in embattled Libya

The UN refugee agency said it was deeply concerned about the safety of refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya as violence escalates in the troubled North African nation. Almost 37,000 people are registered with UNHCR in Tripoli and Benghazi, with many living in areas heavily damaged by fighting and unable to leave to safer areas.

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2,008 individuals arrived by boat in 2013
71% granted international protection in 2013
Majority of the Maltese do not perceive migration as a threat
+ 2,200 refugees have been resettled from Malta: 2005-2013
UNHCR estimates around 30% of +18,000 arrivals from Libya live in Malt...
around 1,500 persons are living in open centres in Malta

2014 Malta Asylum Trends update-Malta Asylum Trends mid year update

What would you do?-2014 World Refugee Day debate

Nitkellmu? -Study on refugee integration in Malta

#knowthefacts-Booklet with info and statistics on asylum and migration in Malta, Europe and beyond

Islelanders-a photographic project

2013 Malta Asylum Trends-2013 Statistics on Asylum in Malta