For International Migrant’s Day, 18 December 2016, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, has delivered this video message to children around the world, urging them to put aside negative perceptions about people migrating, and instead, welcome them into their communities.
On International Migrant’s Day, 18 December 2016, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, is delivering this message to children around the world, urging them to put aside negative perceptions about people migrating, and instead, to welcome them into their communities.
Protect humanity International Migrants Day 18 December 2016 Over the past year alone, millions of people around the world have left their homes and embarked on dangerous journeys in search of safer and better lives. Some have succeeded in establishing …
In Greece’s migrant camps, Red Cross volunteers from the camp community are leading the way in keeping their temporary shelters clean and tidy, ensuring safe access to showers and toilets, providing information on disease prevention and health, and watching over property.
Migration is set to be one of the defining features of the 21st century. People migrate for many reasons, ranging from armed conflicts, persecution and poverty to the hope for a better future or to be reunited with their family.
Declaration adopted at the Regional Meeting on the Role of the Red Cross Movement and Migration in the Americas, Toluca, Mexico. 7 – 8 November, 2016
For 20 years, more than a million Tajik families have been relying on income from loved ones who head to Russian and Kazakhstan for seasonal work.
Medical doctor Christian Jensen, 58, runs a medical practice in a small town in Denmark. This autumn he left his day job for a month to help migrants in distress in the Mediterranean Sea. Christian worked as a doctor on board the rescue ship The Responder — a partnership between the Red Cross Red Crescent and Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) to save the lives of people in search of refuge and safety trying to reach Europe.
Every minute, 24 people are forced to flee their homes somewhere in the world. In the past two years, hundreds of thousands of migrants have attempted to find a safe haven in Europe, with many losing their lives on the way.