Disembarkation of persons rescued by Sea-Eye (Alan Kurdi) vessel
UNHCR was present at the disembarkation in Malta of 62 persons rescued by the Sea-eye Alan Kurdi on Saturday 13th April 2019. After spending many days at sea they are relieved that the ordeal is over. We thank the Government of Malta in allowing the disembarkation and France, Germany, Portugal […]
Press Statement from IOM, UNHCR, UNICEF: the 62 rescued refugees and migrants on board the Alan Kurdi should be disembarked safely as quickly as possible
Rome, 11 April The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and UNICEF express serious concern over the situation of the 62 migrants and refugees rescued on 3 April by the Alan Kurdi, operated by NGO Sea Eye, who have still not been guaranteed a safe port […]
Important Notice: Fraudulent information regarding resettlement programme from Malta
Download the poster in: ENGLISH ARABIC SOMALI TIGRINYA UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in Malta, has become aware of false information being circulated about a resettlement programme to Canada. Please be informed that there is no resettlement programme from Malta to Canada or any other third countries. Any rumours, […]
Six people died each day attempting to cross Mediterranean in 2018, UNHCR report shows
The latest ‘Desperate Journeys’ report was released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
UNHCR welcomes Malta disembarkation of Sea Watch and Sea Eye passengers, calls for better, predictable approach
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes today’s news that 49 rescued refugees and migrants on board the Sea Watch 3 and Albrecht Penck NGO vessels have been safely disembarked in Malta.
Press Comment: UNHCR welcomes decision to allow disembarkation
UNHCR welcomes the decision of the Government of Malta to disembark on humanitarian grounds refugees and migrants rescued by the fishing vessel Nuestra Madre de Loreto.