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Published by: Mixed Migration Platform

Region: Asia, Europe, Middle East

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Life in Limbo:

The consequences of thwarted mobility for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in Serbia

Study of the refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants who are “stuck in transit” in Serbia focusing specifically on the support networks, coping strategies and intentions of this population.

As of August 2017, some 69,174 refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants were in situations of limbo across Greece and the Western Balkans. Their wait – for refugee status determination, relocation, family reunification or some other way to reach protection in their planned destinations across central and northern Europe – is characterised by limited information, uncertainty about the future and a growing sense of hopelessness.

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