Alternative pathways to protection for refugees

It is increasingly recognised that the options for effective protection of refugees have not kept pace with the number of people who need protection. Traditional approaches to refugee protection have centered on one of three 'durable solutions' supported by the UNHCR. Increasingly, however, people are discussing alternative pathways for refugees to access safety and security, as well as expanding existing channels such as resettlement programs.
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Guidelines to protect migrants in countries experiencing conflict or natural disaster

In 2015, more than 244 million people were migrants in another country. When conflicts or natural disasters strike, migrants may be more vulnerable than others. They may not speak the language, not be able to move easily, may not have legal status or social networks, and may be discriminated against. For these reasons, they may find it more difficult to leave dangerous areas, get help, and stay safe and well.
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