- Oxfam: Enhancing the evidence base for Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in Badin, Pakistan, 23 May 2017
- GIEWS Country Brief: Pakistan 09-May-2017
- ACAPS Briefing Note: Pakistan Drought in Sindh, 19 April 2017
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 - South Asia
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
Note by the Secretary-General
The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/300.
Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2030
2,150 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 15 May 2017)
1,294 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 15 May, including 113 vacant places in the process to be filled)
1,013 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 15 May) including:
173 in Reception and Identification Centers
61 in protective custody
This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.
Trends and key figures
13,439 People arrived by sea.
1,875 Unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) arrived by sea.
31% Sea arrivals disembarked in hotspots.
487 Dead and missing at sea.
24,209 Asylum applications, including from sea and other arrivals.
14,813 Asylum decisions made by decentralized Territorial Commissions.
3,941 Total relocations from Italy under the EU relocation scheme.
174,469 People accommodated in reception centres on 28 February 2017.
2,000 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 19 April 2017)
1,272 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 19 April, including 154 vacant places in the process to be filled)
937 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 19 April) including:
Situation Générale en mars 2017
Prévision jusqu'à’mi-mai 2017
Highlights and Statistics
On 02 April, 7,720 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia. 85% (6,593) were sheltered in 17 government facilities, while the rest slept rough in Belgrade city centre or close to the borders with Croatia or Hungary.
Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - Apr 2017): 4,103
Total arrivals in Greece during Apr 2017: 96
Average daily arrivals during Apr 2017: 32
Average daily arrivals during Mar 2017: 49
Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 17
Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Apr 2017: 39
Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
146 dead - 51 missing (Dec. 2016)
The Desert Locust situation improved during March and became calm in all countries. Low numbers of locusts were present in a few countries and limited ground control operations were carried out in Morocco. Small-scale breeding is expected to occur during the spring in the interior of Saudi Arabia, Yemen and southeast Iran where good rains fell in March. Although this will cause locust numbers to increase slightly, they should remain below threatening levels. Spring breeding will also occur in Northwest Africa if more rain falls along the southern side of the Atlas Mountains.
Mediterranean 28,378 arrivals by sea in 2017
905 dead/missing in 2017
Trends of Arrivals in the Mediterranean
From 20 to 26 March, 414 persons arrived by sea to Greece. Chios recorded the majority of sea arrivals (224), followed by Lesvos (72) and Leros (72). A total of 3,783 persons reached the Greek shores from 01 January until 26 March 2017.
Mediterranean 28,378 arrivals by sea in 2017*
813 dead/missing in 2017
Trends of Sea Arrivals
From 01 January 2017, 20,580 persons arrived by sea, including 3,369 to Greece (as of 21 March), 19,549 to Italy (as of 21 March) and 1,000 to Spain (as of 31 January). As of 19 March, 537 people have died or gone missing while trying to reach Europe by sea, compared with 5,022 in the whole of 2016.
The Migration Geo-Portal aspires to promote a better understanding of migratory trends towards Europe through in-depth data analysis and visualisation. Our work focuses specifically on migrant arrivals, and fatal incidences during the sea journeys, to Italy, Greece, and Spain. We update the Migration Geoportal monthly giving insight into the most recent developments in the Mediterranean diaspora.
Eastern Mediterranean Route
Until 28 February 2017, there were 13,439 cumulative arrivals to Italy, compared to 9,101 arrivals recorded in the same month in 2016 (a 48% increase). Greece has seen a 98% lower number of arrivals in February 2017 when compared to the same period in 2016, 2,611 and 125,494 respectively.
According to available data, there have been 17,479 new arrivals to Greece, Italy and Bulgaria, as countries of first arrival to Europe since the beginning of 2017 till 28 of February 2017.
Situation Générale en février 2017
Prévision jusqu'à’mi-avril 2017