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09 Dec 2016 description

Spain's two enclaves in Morocco, Ceuta and Melilla, are often used as entry points into Europe for African migrants

MADRID, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Hundreds of sub-Saharan African migrants forced their way on Friday morning over a barbed-wire fence into Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, which borders Morocco.

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09 Dec 2016 description

352,471 arrivals by sea in 2016

4,733 dead/missing

published 09:00 CET 9 December

1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

09 Dec 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 352,471 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 7 December, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 910,563 through this same date in 2015.

Some 174,603 people have arrived by sea in Italy and 172,234 in Greece during 2016, with much smaller numbers arriving in Cyprus and Spain.

06 Dec 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 351,080 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 4 December, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 883,393 by this time in 2015. Some 173,571 people have arrived by sea in Italy and 171,875 in Greece during 2016.

The total number of migrant and refugee fatalities in the Mediterranean since the beginning of 2016 is now 4,715. This is 1,148 more deaths than at this point last year, when 3,567 men, women and children were reported drowned through November 30.

02 Dec 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 350,573 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 30 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 883,393 by this time in 2015.

Some 171,751 people have arrived in Greece and 173,188 in Italy during 2016. Arrivals in Italy increased by 20.1 percent from 144,205 at this point last year. The figures, provided by the Italian Ministry of Interior, show that migrants continued to cross the Mediterranean, despite dangerous sea conditions and colder winter weather.

01 Dec 2016 description

Combined Europe Population Movement Operations Update Timeframe covered: August - November 2016

A. Situation overview - Highlights

  • Since the EU-Turkey agreement, sea arrivals to Greece have significantly dropped compared to 2015, but many migrants continue to reach Europe. Since the summer, there was a shift of sea arrivals to Italy, but every European country has been affected by the migration crisis which is the biggest one for the continent since the second World War.

30 Nov 2016 description
  • 348,664 arrivals by sea in 2016

  • 4,690 dead/missing

  • published 09:00 CET 29 November

  • 1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

29 Nov 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 348,664 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 29 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy.

Some 171,731 people have arrived in Greece and 171,299 in Italy during 2016. The total is well below the number of arrivals at this point in 2015, by which time some 883,393 migrants and refugees had made the journey.

27 Nov 2016 description

345,676 arrivals by sea in 2016
4,663 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 25 November
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

25 Nov 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 345,676 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 23 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy.

Some 171,463 people have arrived in Greece and 168,579 in Italy during 2016. The total is well below the number of arrivals at this point in 2015, by which time some 883,393 migrants and refugees had made the journey.

22 Nov 2016 description

345,440 arrivals by sea in 2016
4,655 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 22 November
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Nov 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 345,440 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 20 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy. Some 171,264 people have arrived in Greece and 168,542 in Italy during 2016. The total is well below the number of arrivals at this point in 2015, by which time some 883,393 migrants and refugees had made the journey.

18 Nov 2016 description
  • 343,589 arrivals by sea in 2016
  • 4,621 dead/missing
  • published 09:00 CET 18 November
  • 1,011,712 arrivals in 2015
18 Nov 2016 description

Switzerland – IOM reports that an estimated 350 migrants are missing, presumed dead after at least six incidents in the Mediterranean in the past three days. This brings the already record number of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean in 2016 to an estimated 4,621. This means that 1,000 more deaths have been recorded this year than during the same period last year. In all of 2015, some 3,777 migrants died trying to cross the Mediterranean.

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

Switzerland - IOM reports that 341,055 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 13 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy.

Some 170,553 people have arrived in Greece and 164,868 in Italy so far in 2016. The total is well below the number of arrivals at this point last year, when 728,926 migrants and refugees had made the journey.

15 Nov 2016 description
report Médecins du Monde

En pleine crise de l'accueil des migrants/réfugiés, l'accès aux soins en Europe est alarmant

Publication du rapport 2016 du réseau international de Médecins du monde (MdM) « L’accès aux soins des personnes confrontées à de multiples facteurs de vulnérabilité en santé »

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.

11 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures
Oct 2015 – 08 Nov 2016
1,549 persons relocated
4,954 places pledged
39,600 target
As of 08 Nov 2016

11 Nov 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 340,778 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 9 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy.

Some 170,322 people have arrived in Greece and 164,822 in Italy during 2016. The total is well below the number of arrivals at this point last year, when 728,926 migrants and refugees had made the journey.

An estimated record 4,271 people have died trying to make the crossing in 2016 – 773 more than the 3,498 at this point in 2015.