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25 May 2016 description

Arrivals and departures

In Greece, an estimated 126 people arrived over the weekend (21-22 May) in the northern Aegean (35 on Lesvos, 76 on Chios, and 15 on Samos).

25 May 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 150 irregular arrivals: 93 from fYR Macedonia, 51 from Bulgaria and six from Montenegro.
  • The number of asylum seekers waiting to be admitted into Hungarian “transit zones” increased after Hungarian authorities’ halved daily admission from some 60 to some 30 asylum seekers. As a result, on average 418 asylum seekers, predominantly women and children, were waiting for admission in the open, without shelter or sanitary facilities.
20 May 2016 description
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Highlights

  • In Greece, during the week of 9 May, IOM led an escort mission for 20 unaccompanied children (seven from Pakistan, six from Afghanistan, five from Syria, one from Palestine, and one from Egypt) who were escorted from the First Reception Centre in Lesvos to a new accommodation facility in Mytilene.

19 May 2016 description

Planning and Preparation:

A huge shortfall in funds for sheltering refugees is severely undermining efforts to tackle the biggest global displacement crisis since World War II. At the launch today of a new global campaign, called “Nobody Left Outside,” UNHCR emphasised that efforts to provide adequate shelter for refugees under its care were facing a half-billion-dollar deficit. Nobody Left Outside calls on the private sector to contribute funds for shelter solutions for 2 million refugees.

17 May 2016 description

189,414 arrivals by sea in 2016 1,357 dead/missing

Published 10:00 CET 17 May 1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

13 May 2016 description

188,075 arrivals by sea in 2016
1,357 dead/missing

published 10:00 CET 13 May
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals in 2016: 188,075; Deaths: 1,357

12 May 2016 description

Daily Report

Arrivals and Departures

In Turkey, between 10-11 May, media sources reported that 343 people were apprehended at Turkey’s sea borders for attempting to cross to the Greek Islands. They were reportedly of Syrian, Iraqi, Pakistani and Afghan nationality.

12 May 2016 description

187.631 llegadas por mar en 2016
1.357 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 10/5/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

12 May 2016 description

Daily Report

Arrivals and Departures

During the period of 2-8 May, media sources reported that some 272 people were apprehended, intercepted and/or rescued near Turkey’s shores. Their nationalities were mainly Afghan, Pakistani, Syrian, and Uzbek. According statistics from Turkish Land Forces, 255 people were apprehended at Turkey’s land borders (112 at the Turkey - Bulgaria border and 143 at the Turkey - Greek border).

Condition of People

11 May 2016 description

Executive Summary

Migratory flows to Europe: new dimensions to deep-rooted patterns

10 May 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 294 irregular arrivals during the last four days: 189 from fYR Macedonia and 105 from Bulgaria.

  • Over 270 asylum seekers were waiting on a daily basis for admission at the border crossings with Hungary. 261 departed in the last four days by accessing Hungarian asylum procedures.

10 May 2016 description

Daily Report

Arrivals and Departures

09 May 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 75 irregular arrivals during the last two days: 34 from fYR Macedonia and 41 from Bulgaria.

  • On a daily basis approximately 260 asylum seekers were waiting for admission into “transit zones”. 134 departed in the last two days by accessing Hungarian asylum procedures.

  • Eight persons expressed intent to seek asylum, bringing the total in May to 29 and for the whole of 2016 to 2,568 (statistics courtesy of the Ministry of Interior).