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25 Aug 2016 description

269.244 llegadas por mar en 2016
3.164 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 09:30 hs. (horario Europa Central) 23/8/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

25 Aug 2016 description

269,244 arrivals by sea in 2016
3.164 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 23 August
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

23 Aug 2016 description

Post-Disaster Needs Assessment to plan strategy to “build back better”

Skopje, 23 August 2016: The European Union and the World Bank, together with the UN agencies in the country, have responded swiftly to the Government’s request for assistance in addressing the damage caused by the devastating floods that hit the country earlier this month.

23 Aug 2016 description

Families affected by the major flooding on 6 August began receiving assistance from the advance payment fund that was set up to help them until damage can be assessed. More than 2.000 people from Skopje and Tetovo are eligible to collect a 500 EUR advance payment after they have submitted their contact details to the Finance Ministry.

"Payments will continue in the coming period, according to the information that are being delivered to the Commission set up to estimate damages", said Finance Minister Kiril Minoski.

23 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The estimated total number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia rose to around 4,400. Close to 80% of them were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,074 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,262 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre.

22 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On Monday, August 22, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (generators etc.) to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia following serious damage from the floods in the country.

21 Aug 2016 description

Sources & Disclaimer:

Reported figures are estimates by UNHCR on daily arrivals from each country from one or more borders. UNHCR estimates are based on the most reliable information available per country, including information from UNHCR border teams, authorities, and humanitarian partners.

19 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• So far this year some 266,000 people crossed the Mediterranean. Although refugees and migrants continue using the Eastern Mediterranean route, in July Italy registered 10 times more arrivals than Greece.

• Children make up 31 per cent of all refugees and migrants who have arrived by sea in 2016, and around 45 per cent of those stranded in south-east Europe. In addition, out of the 1,886,000 first time asylum applications, registered in Europe during the last 18 months, 43 per cent (or some 810,000 applications) were for children.

18 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The estimated total number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia rose above 4,100. Over 80% of them were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,078 accommodated in five Asylum Centres across Serbia and 2,223 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centres.

18 Aug 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster In the afternoon of 6 August 2016, torrential rains caused flash floods in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, severely affecting the populated areas and agricultural regions in Skopje and Tetovo. The rain volume was measured at the quantity of 97 l/m2 accompanied by strong winds at around 100 km/h, which resulted in tremendous flash floods.

18 Aug 2016 description

The majority of streets and houses in the village of Stajkovci have been cleaned. More than 85% of the houses have been disinfected. The citizens, whose homes and properties have been flooded and damaged by the freak storm that hit the Skopje region on Aug. 6, are expected soon to start receiving compensation for their damages.

18 Aug 2016 description

266.042 llegadas por mar en 2016
3.151 muertos/deasaparecidos

publicado a las 09:30 hs. (horario Europa Central) 16/8/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

17 Aug 2016 description
report Save the Children

The average number of refugees and migrants arriving daily in Greece is at its highest since May, causing serious congestion in the camps on the islands and putting children at risk, Save the Children said today.

Arrivals to the islands during the first 14 days of August increased by 144 per cent compared to the first 14 days of July*. The island of Chios has seen one of the largest spikes in arrivals, with the daily average jumping from eight in July to 42 in August.

15 Aug 2016 description

Intense rainfall in Skopje and surrounding areas in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 6 August 2016 caused flash floods and landslides that have led to at least 21 deaths. About 2000 people were evacuated, and 500 received medical assistance.

The Government is providing accommodation, food and water to those affected. New rainfall is expected towards the end of this week, but clean-up operations to remove floodwater from homes and disinfection activities are already under way.

15 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 18 July 2016 some 241,263 people crossed the Mediterranean Sea reaching Europe. During the reporting period, the trend in sea arrivals continued to decrease through the Eastern Mediterranean with approximately 1,327 people arriving to Greece contributing to 158,377 for the first half of 2016. As of 18 July, 79,851 persons have arrived by sea to Italy in 2016, compared to 93,540 at the end of July 2015.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.