News and stories on refugee and migrant children in Europe

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A refugee girl attends a UNICEF-support temporary education centre at a camp in Turkey
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Refugee and migrant crisis - latest news

Millions of uprooted families have fled their homes to escape conflict, persecution and poverty in countries including Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Sudan and headed to Europe. UNICEF is responding to the needs of all uprooted children at every stage of their journey, urging governments to protect their rights.

Read the latest news below, and find out more about the situation and UNICEF's response on the refugee and migrant crisis programme page.