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09 Dec 2016 description

"A mass and summary deportation of migrants, including men and women who may have fled persecution or have worked for years in Algeria, would violate their rights"

By Edward McAllister

DAKAR, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Algerian authorities have deported hundreds of West African migrants to Niger this week, trucking them thousands of miles across the desert in one of the biggest roundups seen this year, according to officials and human rights groups.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

09 Dec 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Sub-Saharan Migrants Rounded Up; Some Bused Into Niger

(Beirut, December 9, 2016) – Algerian authorities since December 1, 2016, have rounded up more than 1,400 sub-Saharan migrants and reportedly deported at least several hundred across the border into Niger, Human Rights Watch said today.

07 Dec 2016 description

Poursuite d’une résurgence en Mauritanie et développement de plus petites en Érythrée et au Yémen

06 Dec 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 04 Dec 2016): 171,909

Total arrivals in Greece during Dec 2016: 124

Average daily arrivals during Dec 2016: 31

Average daily arrivals during Nov 2016: 66

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 3

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Dec 2016: 144

02 Dec 2016 description

Desert Locust outbreak continues in **Mauritania** while smaller ones develop in **Eritrea** and **Yemen**

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

30 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP Algeria urgently requires an additional USD 7 million to ensure food distribution to vulnerable Sahrawi refugees for the next six months.

  • Should adequate funding not be allocated, WFP will be forced to begin reducing its distributed rations.

  • Current PRRO 200301 will be extended by 3 months until 31 March 2017.

  • The Western Sahara refugee crisis ranks top among forgotten crises, according to the Echo Forgotten Crisis Assessment 2014.

Operational Updates

28 Nov 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 27 Nov 2016): 171,765

Total arrivals in Greece during Nov 2016: 1,971

Average daily arrivals during Nov 2016: 73

Average daily arrivals during Oct 2016: 96

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 98

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Nov 2016: 1,250

26 Nov 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 20 Nov 2016): 171,496
Total arrivals in Greece during Nov 2016:1,702
Average daily arrivals during Nov 2016: 71
Average daily arrivals during Oct 2016: 96
Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 42
Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Nov 2016: 1,132

26 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Short-term drought impacting planting

  • Wheat imports slightly lower than last year

  • Annualized food inflation decreased in September 2016

Short-term drought impacting planting

21 Nov 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 20 Nov 2016): 171,284

Total arrivals in Greece during Nov 2016:1,490

Average daily arrivals during Nov 2016: 75

Average daily arrivals during Oct 2016: 96

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 26

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Nov 2016: 855

20 Nov 2016 description
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IN 2016, HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLANS (HRPs) in the MENA region requested US$7 billion and have received $2.6 billion. In total, MENA HRPs are 38 per cent funded. Three new FLASH APPEALS address specific situations: in Iraq where the humanitarian impact of the Mosul operation requires $284 million; in Afghanistan where $152 million is needed to assist returnees from Pakistan; and in Libya where $10 million is needed for Sirt.

18 Nov 2016 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

16 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

9148 arrivals to Spain
3702 land arrivals
5446 sea arrivals

Arrivals to Spain | 2013- Sept 2016

15 Nov 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 09 Nov 2016): 170,586

Total arrivals in Greece during Nov 2016: 792

Average daily arrivals during Nov 2016: 61

Average daily arrivals during Oct 2016: 96

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 52

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Nov 2016: 642

15 Nov 2016 description
report European Union

FRAN QUARTERLY: ILLEGAL BORDER-CROSSINGS DROP BY MORE THAN HALF IN Q2 2016

The detections of illegal border-crossing at EU’s external borders dropped by more than half in the second quarter compared with the same period of 2015. The majority of migrants were detected on the Central Mediterranean route, where more than 51 000 migrants were rescued in international waters and brought to Italy.

12 Nov 2016 description

Welcome to the November issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website, and are also available through our research partners at Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS).

11 Nov 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 09 Nov 2016): 170,373

Total arrivals in Greece during Nov 2016: 579

Average daily arrivals during Nov 2016: 58

Average daily arrivals during Oct 2016: 96

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 143

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Nov 2016: 561