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05 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered a stable number of around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,300 (i.e. 84%) were accommodated in thirteen governmental facilities, while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

01 Dec 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean
349,653
arrivals by sea in 2016*
4,699
dead/missing in 2016

Trends of Sea Arrivals

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

Key Figures

Mediterranean

347,709 arrivals by sea in 2016*

4,690 dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

29 Nov 2016 description

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.

28 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean

347,709 arrivals by sea in 2016*

4,690 dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

28 Nov 2016 description

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.

25 Nov 2016 description

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.

22 Nov 2016 description

The WHO European health policy framework, Health 2020, draws particular attention to the topic of migration and health, along with other issues related to population vulnerability and human rights. Hungary has been significantly involved in a large flow of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, the majority fleeing Afghanistan, Iraq and the Syrian Arab Republic.

17 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean
342,774
arrivals by sea in 2016*
4,518
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

15 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Around 6,400 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were encountered by UNHCR and partners. 5,080 (or 79%) of them were accommodated in 12 governmental facilities, including 1,911 in five Asylum Centres and 3,169 in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary or sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre.

11 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners, remained stable at around 6,200. Over 4,790 (or 77%) of them were accommodated in 11 governmental facilities, including 1,824 in five Asylum Centres and in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary and over 1,000 sleeping rough at night in Belgrade City centre (including several hundred unaccompanied minors/separated children).

07 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners, stabilised at around 6,200. Over 4,700 (or 76%) of them were accommodated in 11 governmental facilities, including 1,845 in five Asylum Centres and 2,878 in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary and over 1,000 sleeping rough at night in Belgrade City centre.

03 Nov 2016 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Between January 2015 and September 2016, more than 664,500 refugee and migrant children claimed asylum in Europe. This represents around a third of all asylum claims registered in Europe during the same period of time.

Around half of all refugee and migrant children sought international protection in Germany.
Other countries, which have recorded high numbers of asylum claims by children are Sweden, Hungary, Austria, France, Switzerland and Belgium.

03 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures
Mediterranean
333,940
arrivals by sea in 2016*
3,949
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

01 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners, remained stable at around 6,300. Over 4,600 (or 73%) of them were accommodated in 11 governmental facilities, including 1,765 in five Asylum Centres and 2,855 in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary and over 1,000 sleeping rough at night in Belgrade City centre.