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Missing Migrants Project International Organization for Migration, IOM This website identifies how many refugees and migrants have gone missing or died. Global perspective with a focus on the Mediterranean emergency. IOM Migration Flows, Europe International Organization for Migration, IOM This website tracks the European refugee crisis.
“Do you remember Syria?” I ask her. Fatima’s mother gives her a heavy look.
You feel your throat close up. You feel the blood drain from your face. You feel sick.
In the Flash Appeal for the Nepal Earthquake, 78 organizations have requested $422 million to lead the disaster response. Only 0.8% of funds are directed to organizations based in Nepal.
Nepal Earthquake $422 million Humanitarian Response: Less than 1% will go directly to local organizations
What is the Flash Appeal? The Flash Appeal is a joint funding process for the humanitarian community. Organizations submit project proposals and funds are divided between different areas of need.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and humanitarian shelter officials claim that 762,000 people have been reached with either a tent or a tarp in Nepal. Meanwhile, the aid community claims to have reached 3 million. What can explain this discrepancy?