Global Focus

Central Mediterranean Situation: Migrant and Refugee Movements

In 2023, an estimated 212,100 attempts by migrants and refugees to cross the central Mediterranean Sea from Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia to Europe were reported.

This was a 52% increase compared to known attempts in 2022 and marks the highest number since 2017. Of those who attempted to depart in 2023, 71% were disembarked in Europe, while 29% were intercepted or rescued and disembarked in North Africa.

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Global Appeal 2024

A group of four people, three children and one man sit in the shade. The man helps the youngest child to drink from a cup.

 

 

The lives of millions have been torn apart by trauma, conflict, persecution, insecurity or human rights violations, and over 130 million people are expected to be forcibly displaced or stateless by the end of 2024.

From 17 displacement situations to detailed plans for 50+ country operations, the urgent call for investment is louder than ever, with budgeted needs of $10.622 billion for 2024.

The Global Appeal provides information about UNHCR’s plans for the coming year and the funding it needs to protect, assist and empower a record number of forcibly displaced and stateless people, and to help them find solutions to their situations.

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2024
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December 2023 - June 2024
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November 2023
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November 2023
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October 2023 - March 2024
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Latest updates

May 2024
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1 day ago
May 2024
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1 day ago
07 June 2024
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4 days ago
Yemen Funding Update - 2024
06-Jun-24
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6 days ago
Tunisia Funding Update - 2024
06-Jun-24
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6 days ago
Syrian Arab Republic Funding Update - 2024
06-Jun-24
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6 days ago
North West Cen South Europe Funding Update - 2024
06-Jun-24
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6 days ago
Morocco Funding Update - 2024
06-Jun-24
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6 days ago