UNHCR alarmed at death toll from boat sinkings in the Mediterranean

The UN refugee agency is alarmed at the death toll from boat sinkings in the Mediterranean in recent days, which underlines the need for collective European action to avoid further loss of lives at sea.

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High Commissioner Antonio Guterres and Special Envoy Angelina Jolie express admiration for Malta’s contribution towards saving lives at sea

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, met Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Monday morning during his first official visit to Malta.

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UNHCR chief Guterres and Angelina Jolie warn of mounting crisis in the Mediterranean

GENEVA, September 15 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie have called for increased efforts by European nations to contribute to the rescue of irregular migrants in peril on the high seas and warned about the scale of the crisis in the Mediterranean.

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

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2013 Malta Asylum Trends-2013 Statistics on Asylum in Malta