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06 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Samos (Jan 2015 - 03 Feb 2016): 109,326

Total arrivals in Samos during Feb 2016: 248

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 83

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 152

% of arrivals in Samos compared to total in Greece (2016) : 7%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations provided by authorities): 800

Estimated departures to Mainland (Based on estimates provided by authorities): 0

05 Feb 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance: The governments of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, with the support of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), agreed upon a four year Solutions Strategy in 2012 to support voluntary repatriation, sustainable reintegration, and assistance to host countries. Despite efforts to facilitate the repatriation of refugees living in Iran, a significant number of poor and food insecure refugee households continue to require humanitarian support, including WFP food assistance.

05 Feb 2016 description
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  • Flow Monitoring: As of 02 February 2016 IOM field staff in Greece, fYROM, Croatia, and Slovenia had amassed interviews with over 3,765 migrants and asylum seekers, of which 406 people were interviewed over the week from 26 January-02 February. Individuals of Syrian, Afghan, Iraqi, Iranian and Pakistani nationalities comprised 94% of all respondents.

  • See sections on Greece and Italy for an update on the EU’s Relocations Plan.

04 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Chios (Jan 2015 - 03 Feb 2016): 135,096

Total arrivals in Chios during Feb 2016: 1,733

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 578

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 413

% of arrivals in Chios compared to total: 22%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations by UNHCR and partners' field activities): 539

Estimated departures to mainland (Based on estimations provided by authorities): 730

04 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Lesvos (01 Jan 2015 - 03 Feb 2016): 540,348

Total arrivals in Lesvos during Feb 2016: 4,155

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 1,385

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 1,167

% of arrivals in Lesvos compared to total: 60%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations provided by authorities): 1,984

Estimated departures to Mainland (Based on estimates provided by authorities): 2,572

04 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan 2015 - 3 Feb 2016): 924,136

Total arrivals in Greece during Feb 2016: 6,911

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 2,304

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 1,952

Total asylum applications during Dec 2015: 1,314

Dead and missing

272 dead - 152 missing (2015)

96 dead - 34 missing (28 Jan. 2016)

04 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Chios (Jan 2015 - 02 Feb 2016): 134,290

Total arrivals in Chios during Feb 2016: 13,734

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 6,867

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 697

% of arrivals in Chios compared to total: 22%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations by UNHCR and partners' field activities): 463

04 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Lesvos (01 Jan 2015 - 02 Feb 2016): 538,302

Total arrivals in Lesvos during Feb 2016: 2,109

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 1,055

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 1,167

% of arrivals in Lesvos compared to total: 59%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations provided by authorities): 2,457

04 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan 2015 - 2 Feb 2016): 920,837

Total arrivals in Greece during Feb 2016: 3,612

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 1,806

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2015: 3,508

Total asylum applications during Dec 2015: 1,314

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
96 dead - 34 missing (28 Jan. 2016)

03 Feb 2016 description

Situation Générale en janvier 2016
Prévision jusqu'à’mi-mars 2016

02 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Samos ( Jan 2015 - 01 Feb 2016): 109,200

Total arrivals in Samos during Feb 2016: 122

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 122

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 152

% of arrivals in Lesvos compared to total: 8%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations provided by authorities): 1,100

Estimated departures to Mainland (Based on estimates provided by authorities): 0

02 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Lesvos (01 Jan 2015 - 01 Feb 2016): 536,872

Total arrivals in Lesvos during Feb 2016: 679

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 679

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 1,167

% of arrivals in Lesvos compared to total: 59%

Estimated residual population staying on the island (Based on estimations provided by authorities): 1,611

Estimated departures to Mainland (Based on estimates provided by authorities): 2,833

02 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Chios (Jan 2015 - 1 Feb 2016): 133,582

Total arrivals in Chios during Feb 2016: 13,026

Average daily arrivals during JFeb2016: 13,026

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 697

% of arrivals in Chios compared to total: 21%

Estimated residual population staying on the island: (Based on the estimations by UNHCR and partners' field activities) 285

Estimated departures to mainland: (Based on estimations provided by authorities) 1,488

02 Feb 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan 2015 - 1 Feb 2016): 918,469

Total arrivals in Greece during Feb 2016: 1,244

Average daily arrivals during Feb 2016: 1,244

Average daily arrivals during Jan 2016: 3,508

Total asylum applications during Dec 2015: 1,314

Dead and missing 272 dead - 152 missing (2015) 96 dead - 34 missing (28 Jan. 2016)

02 Feb 2016 description

General Situation during January 2016

Forecast until mid-March 2016

Desert Locust breeding continued during January in north and northwest Mauritania and in adjacent areas of Western Sahara where locusts formed small groups. Limited ground control operations were carried out in these areas.

02 Feb 2016 description

The month saw an intensification of Yemen’s war, amid heightened regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran complicating prospects for peace. Political tensions increased in Haiti, Guinea-Bissau and Moldova, where protests over endemic corruption and a lack of confidence in the government could escalate. In Africa, Boko Haram’s deadly attacks increased in northern Cameroon, and Burkina Faso was hit by an unprecedented terror attack.

01 Feb 2016 description
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Repressive elements within the security and intelligence forces, as well as the judiciary, retained wide powers and continued to be the main perpetrators of rights abuses. Executions, especially for drug-related offenses, increased sharply from previous years. Security and intelligence forces arrested journalists, bloggers, and social media activists, and revolutionary courts handed down heavy sentences against them.