This statement lists the commitments of the members of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, following a gathering in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to advance its common efforts to address the population influx crisis in Cox’s Bazar.
By Moustapha Diallo, IFRC Adama Ismael, 24, from Sudan, looks tired. His face deeply drawn from sleeplessness. He appears worried. He is one of the thousands of migrants and asylum seekers trapped in Agadez—having failed to make it to Europe, via north …
Thousands of Africans continue to risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe, in the hope of improving their living conditions. For many travelling from sub-Saharan Africa, the dangers of the sea are not the first they face.
Niamey/Nairobi/Geneva, 22 February 2018 – Policies that prioritize control at the expense of the safety and dignity of migrants can be cruel, counterproductive, and contribute to increased suffering among people making their way towards the north Afric …
This document provides an example of a questionnaire that was used in Red Cross reception centres in Italy, which can also be replicated for other programmes.
Rights of Migrants in Action is a global project that aims to protect and promote the rights of migrants while harnessing the knowledge and building the capacity of civil society organizations (CSO).
Separated from their husbands, parents and children, four women escaped the war in Syria in hope of finding a safe place to live. Their paths crossed at the Turkish Red Crescent’s community centre in Kilis where learning the local language is bringing them together.
The following can be attributed to Francesco Rocca, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
The 2018 Europe Regional Migration Plan is being published on the heels of the November 2017 Red Cross Red Crescent Statutory meetings in Antalya, which reaffirmed that migration will remain one of the most important issues of our time, and set a benchmark for the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s long-standing work and humanitarian approach to migration.
This strategy articulates National Societies’ and IFRC core strengths and common purpose in migration, setting out aims and objectives to be achieved over a 5-year time frame, from 2018 to 2022. The strategy recognises regional and national differences and is specific enough to challenge the IFRC to achieve greater impact in support of migrants, whilst being sufficiently broad to accommodate different issues, contexts, and National Society capacity.