Facing tighter European border controls, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum seekers from sub-Saharan countries find themselves stranded in North Africa. In the absence of functioning state asylum structures and with a growing caseload of asylum seekers, UNHCR is working to strengthen regional protection capacity, particularly in Morocco.
free text keywords: forced migration, refugee, asylum, displacement, North Africa, transit migration, lcsh:Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, lcsh:HN1-995