Desperate Journeys report provides snapshot of changing refugee movements to Europe
Despite a drastic reduction in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to a new report by the UN Refugee Agency.
Rohingya refugees have been fleeing violence in Myanmar at a staggering rate – and the numbers keep growing.
They walk for days through jungles and mountains, or brave dangerous sea voyages across the Bay of Bengal. They arrive exhausted, hungry and sick – in need of international protection and humanitarian assistance.