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24 Jun 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • A number of events were organized in all sites to mark the World Refugee Day, on 20 June, UNHCR also opened a photo exhibition “UNHCR in Serbia: 40 Years of Assistance and Cooperation” in Belgrade marking the 40 years anniversary of UNHCR presence in the country.

23 Jun 2016 description

214.691 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.861 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 21/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

18 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • After the parliament in Budapest adopted a new law that allows the police to return asylum seekers that entered Hungary irregularly and were apprehended within 8 km zone from the Serbian border, the Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy, Mr. Aleksandar Vulin was quoted in the media that “Serbia will not allow forcible return of migrants from Hungary or any other country to its territory” and announced that Belgrade will seek an explanation from Budapest.

15 Jun 2016 description

210.643 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.859 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 14/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

14 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Approximately 600 asylum seekers, predominantly women and children, were waiting their admission into Hungarian “transit zones” in the open at the border crossing in Horgos I and Kelebjia. The Serbian Commissariat for Refugees and Migration (SCRM) accommodated also up to 194 in the Refugee Aid Point (RAP) in Subotica.

13 Jun 2016 description

207.260 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.856 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 10/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

13 Jun 2016 description

207,260 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,856 dead/missing

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

11 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of asylum seekers, predominantly women and children, waiting near the “transit zones” at the border with Hungary went from over 500 on 6 June to over 590 on 9 June. Hungarian authorities continued admitting around 30 asylum seekers per day.

  • Of an estimated 300 irregular arrivals to Serbia per day, UNHCR and partners encountered and assisted 203.

  • With the onset of Ramadan, UNHCR, partners and agencies working in Serbia have adapted their activities accordingly.

08 Jun 2016 description

206.400 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.809 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

08 Jun 2016 description

206,400 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,809 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 7 June
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

04 Jun 2016 description

Strategic Assessment

The global terrorist threat continued to evolve rapidly in 2015, becoming increasingly decentralized and diffuse. Terrorist groups continued to exploit an absence of credible and effective state institutions, where avenues for free and peaceful expression of opinion were blocked, justice systems lacked credibility, and where security force abuses and government corruption went unchecked.

02 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • On 01 June, two refugees/migrants possibly lost their lives in two separate tragic incidents on the Serbian-Hungarian border. An Afghan man reportedly went missing when pushed back from the Hungarian territory on a boat on the Tisa river. As authorities are still searching for him, it is feared that he may have drowned. Another refugee from Syria was fatally stabbed, allegedly by an Afghan man. Both police investigations are ongoing.

01 Jun 2016 description

204.311 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.443 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 31/5/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

31 May 2016 description

Highlights and Statistics

  • As a result of limited admissions by Hungarian authorities of 30 per day, the number of asylum seekers near the “transit zones” at the border with Hungary had grown to over 570 on 26 May, but with encouragement by authorities, UNHCR and partners to wait in better sites, again fell to 395 by 29 on May. 43% were children, suffering under the lack of sufficient shelter, sanitary facilities and other basic services.

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.

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

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.