displaced persons

IOM's regional office for the Middle East and North Africa and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) launched the 2019 edition of the Situation Report on International Migration in the Arab Region on December 4, 2019 in Cairo | Credit: ESCWA
Refugees flee the fighting and violence in eastern DRC | Photo: EPA/Alain Wandimoyi
Syrians who fled the Turkish military operation in Syria as they arrive at Bardarash refugee camp in Iraq | Photo: EPA/GAILAN
Refugees in Zuwarah, Libya | Photo: EPA/STR
Nigerian troops detain a suspected Boko Haram militant in Rann, Nigeria | Photo: EPA/STR
A woman walks past hundreds of refugee life jackets collected from the beaches of Chios, Greece, on the edge of the East River, to call attention to the refugee crisis in Brooklyn, New York, USA. The life jackets which were gathered by the Oxfam organization ahead of next week's United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants. | Credit: EPA, Justin Lane
Syrian women carry their belongings as they evacuate an informal refugee camp | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H.Malla

Flooding in Libya | Photo: EPA/SABRI ELMHEDWI
Zaid from Eritrea, in one of the public school for refugees in Libya | Photo: ANSA BY ZUHAIR ABUSREWIL
Migrants and refugees at a secret safe house in an area known as 'The Ghetto" of Agadez, Niger | Photo: ANSA/UNICEF
Malian villagers come to collect water in Koygouma as a delegation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) visits the Timbuktu region, 6 May 2019 | Photo: EPA/NICOLAS REMENE
UN agencies distribute aid to people who fled Tripoli | Photo: Zuhair Abusrewil/ANSA