The IOM estimates that there remain more than 60,000 Nigerians in Libya among roughly 600,000 migrants from 39 nations, most of them with no legal documents, held in camps, prisons, private houses or brothels.
"We had weddings and marriages here, our kids were born here ... We have jobs and work here, while there's no peace in Afghanistan. That's why we are happy here."
Workers are needed "to help cover the cost of the greying generation," the recruiter explained. While many Western countries are battling weak population growth, few are feeling the effects as sharply as Finland.
"After 20 years working within the UN system, I feel it is time for me to work differently, engaging directly with refugees and local organisations, and supporting their advocacy for solutions," she said.
Amanda Seyfried in her Power of Women speech honoured the International Network for Aid, Relief and Assistance (INARA), a nonprofit that connects refugee children with crucial medical and mental health care.
World’s Coolest Winter campaign joins hands with AboFlah to provide aid to more than 100,000 refugees and people in need facing harsh winter conditions. Running from Jan.7, 2022, anyone from anywhere in the world can donate via the website MBRGI.ae/WarmWinter
Temperatures reach below zero, and it is difficult to imagine that a child would take shelter in a dilapidated tent, searching amid floods, storms and snow for some warmth. The way to secure some additional costs for heating his children and isolating their home...
"I think we need to prepare for millions," she told reporters in Brussels, adding she was in favour of activating the EU's temporary protection directive to provide shelter for those people coming to the EU.
Shabia Mantoo, a UNHCR spokeswoman, said the latest and still growing count had 281,000 in Poland, more than 84,500 in Hungary, about 36,400 in Moldova, over 32,500 in Romania and about 30,000 in Slovakia.
Thousands of Africans take long, perilous journeys to Europe each year often traversing the Sahara desert and leaving the North African shores on small, inflatable boats fleeing hardship or seeking a better life. Last year, the UNHCR reported 3,077 people as dead or missing..