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25 Nov 2015 description

Statistics/ Highlights

  • 2, 201 refugees and migrants arrived: 2,027 from fYRo Macedonia and 174 from Bulgaria.

  • 6,234 departed to Croatia.

  • 3,819 asylum seekers were registered on 23 November, bringing the total to 467,960.

25 Nov 2015 description

Statistics/ Highlights

  • 6, 826 refugees and migrants arrived: 6, 585 from fYRo Macedonia and 241 from Bulgaria.

  • 5,222 departed to Croatia.

  • 3,192 asylum seekers were registered on 20 November, 4,886 on 21 November and 5,593 on 22 November, bringing the total to 464,141.

Serbia – fYRo Macedonia border

6, 585 refugees and migrants were assisted at the Miratovac Refugee Aid Point (RAP) upon arrival from fYRo Macedonia.

23 Nov 2015 description


  • 335,021 Registered intentions to seek asylum in 2015
  • 29.5% of registered intentions were expressed by minors in October
  • 93.5% of registered intentions were from refugee-producing countries in October


19 Nov 2015 description
report Médecins du Monde

An Update on the Migrant and Refugee Crisis

18 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Refugee and migrant flows in Europe are at an unprecedented high – so far this year, almost 793,000 people have arrived by sea. Some 158,000 of them are children.

  • The month of October has seen an increasing number of families with children and babies, unaccompanied children and children with disabilities.

  • Between 19 and 31 October, more than 12,440 children have rested and played in UNICEF child-friendly spaces in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia.

17 Nov 2015 description

Peligro y muerte para las personas refugiadas por el uso de vallas y filtros de entrada por parte de la UE

Tras los atroces atentados del pasado viernes en París, la Unión Europea (UE) debe resistir el impulso de cerrar aún más sus fronteras exteriores, pues con ello seguiría fomentando una serie de abusos contra los derechos humanos sin conseguir mejorar la seguridad ni detener la afluencia de personas refugiadas desesperadas, afirma Amnistía Internacional al presentar un nuevo informe que publica hoy.

17 Nov 2015 description

Le choix de l’UE d’ériger des barbelés et de faire filtrer les entrées par ses voisins met les réfugiés en danger, quand il ne leur coûte pas la vie

Après les attentats perpétrés vendredi 13 novembre à Paris, l’Union européenne (UE) doit résister à la demande pressante d’une fermeture renforcée de ses frontières extérieures, qui continuerait d’alimenter diverses violations des droits humains tout en ne faisant rien pour endiguer les flux de réfugiés aux abois, a déclaré Amnesty International alors qu’elle publie un nouveau rapport mardi 17 novembre.

17 Nov 2015 description

Refugees endangered and dying due to EU reliance on fences and gatekeepers

In the wake of last Friday’s atrocious attacks on Paris the European Union (EU) must resist the urge to further seal off its external borders, which would continue to fuel a range of human rights abuses while doing nothing to enhance security or halt the influx of desperate refugees, said Amnesty International as it published a new report today.

13 Nov 2015 description
report Oxfam

Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe through Bulgaria report being abused by the country’s law enforcement officials according to a survey conducted by the Belgrade Center for Human Rights and funded by Oxfam.

11 Nov 2015 description


  • The number of refugee arrivals from averaged 7,500/day. Registration capacities were stepped up to over 8,000 persons/day in Preševo and 500/day elsewhere. As at 2 November, 349,766 intentions to seek asylum were registered in 2015.

10 Nov 2015 description


  • UNHCR released its Winterization Plan for the Refugee Crisis in Europe, including an Emergency Appeal amounting to USD 96.15 million.

  • Greece witnessed over 42,000 refugees and migrants arriving by sea. The ferry strike from 2 to 6 November put additional pressure on already overstretched reception capacity on all islands. Around 19,000 people were stranded on the islands on 5 November.

04 Nov 2015 description


  • The number of refugee arrivals from fYR Macedonia averaged 6,000/day in the reporting period. Registration capacities were stepped up to over 6,000 persons/day in Preševo and 500/day elsewhere. As at 19 October, 253,014 intentions to seek asylum were registered in 2015.

  • Numbers of refugees observed in Belgrade and in the area close to the border with Hungary at any time further reduced to around 70 in Belgrade and 15 in the Subotica-Horgosz-Kanjiža area at the end of the reporting period.

04 Nov 2015 description



This scenario document provides a description of situations that could occur in the coming six to nine months, with their associated humanitarian consequences. The aim is to support strategic planning, create awareness and promote preparedness activities for those responding to this crisis.

31 Oct 2015 description

Sofia, Bulgaria | AFP | Saturday 10/31/2015 - 18:39 GMT |

Some 130 migrants, most believed to be from Syria, were discovered Saturday in a refrigerated truck on the Bulgarian border with Turkey, Bulgaria's interior ministry said, adding that the lorry driver had been arrested.

A ministry spokeswoman said 38 men, 33 women and 58 children were found hidden behind bottles of sparkling water at the border crossing of Kapitan-Andreevo, adding that their state of health was not a cause for concern.