The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016
RRP requirements: $669,867,115
Funding received: $449,761,670
% funded: 67%
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.
HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS
Tragically, the 17 year old boy from Afghanistan who suffered very serious electric burns at Subotica train station (see Update 21-23 November) passed away on 26 November at the hospital in Novi Sad. His relatives living in Europe are liaising with authorities, UNHCR partner HCIT and the deceased’s family in Afghanistan for burial arrangements. Another young man from Afghanistan lost his life on 25 November, near Adasevci Transit Centre, believed to have committed suicide.
174 illegal border crossers were apprehended on the territory of Hungary between Friday and Sunday, according to a statement by the National Police Headquarters.
According to the statistics published on the Police website, 33, 16 and 122 migrants were apprehended on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively, and were accompanied back across the Serbian-Hungarian border by police and border guards on duty at the border. 24 illegal migrants were apprehended within the 8-kilometre border zone and along other external stretches of the border.
Highlights and Statistics
Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered a stable number of around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,200 (i.e. 81%) were accommodated in twelve governmental facilities, while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.
To Walk the Earth in Safety 2016: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction
Office of the Spokesperson
November 17, 2016
Highlights and Statistics
Despite the deteriorating weather conditions and increasingly dangerous Mediterranean, October 2016 saw a spike in the number of refugees and migrants arriving on Italian shores. The 27,300 new arrivals, of whom an estimated 4,300 children, represent a three-fold increase compared to the same period last year.
Oct 2015 – 08 Nov 2016
1,549 persons relocated
4,954 places pledged
As of 08 Nov 2016
Cruz Roja atiende a más de 18,000 personas solicitantes de asilo en España durante los últimos dos años
Las nacionalidades más comunes de los solicitantes de asilo son sirias, ucranianas y palestinas.
Un 28% de las personas atendidas son menores de edad.
Cruz Roja Española está intensificando su intervención con personas refugiadas dentro y fuera de nuestro país.
333,384 arrivals by sea in 2016
published 09:00 CET 1 November
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015
3,930 FATALITIES 2016 (1 JAN—27 OCT)
3,777 FATALITIES 2015 (1 JAN—31 DEC)
The number of migrant deaths and disappearances recorded by IOM in 2016 so far have reached 5,328.
Most of the increases have been in the Mediterranean where an estimated 3,930 people have died trying to make the crossing in 2016 so far.
Summary of the appeal
Oct 2015 – 27 Sep 2016
1,196 persons relocated
3,809 places pledged
As of 27 Sep 2016
Refugees and migrants arriving by sea to Europe in 2016 (as of 30 September).
Refugees and migrants estimated to have died / gone missing at sea in 2016 (as of 30 September). Compared to 3,771 in 2015.
Estimated sea arrivals in Greece in 2016 (as of 30 September) compared to 385,069 during the same period in 2015
281,740 Refugees and migrants arriving by sea to Europe in 2016 (as of 31 August).
3,169 Refugees and migrants estimated to have died / gone missing at sea in 2016 (as of 31 August). Compared to 2,776 during the same period in 2015.
163,734 Estimated sea arrivals in Greece in 2016 (as of 31 August) compared to 237,947 during the same period in 2015.
115,072 Estimated Sea arrivals in Italy in 2016 (as of 31 August) compared to 116,149 during the same period in 2015.
In 2016, more than 241,930 refugee and migrant children sought asylum in Europe. This is three times the number of children, who arrived by sea in Greece and Italy.