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03 May 2016 description

184,546 arrivals by sea in 2016

1,357 dead/missing

published 10:00 CET 1 May

1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

03 May 2016 description

181.546 llegadas por mar en 2016
1.357 muertos/desaparecidos
publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 3/5/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

02 May 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 127 irregular arrivals: 110 from fYR Macedonia and 17 from Bulgaria.

  • Over the reporting period between 230 and 280 asylum seekers were waiting their admission into Hungarian “transit zones”. 115 departed by accessing Hungarian asylum procedures.

  • The permission for HCIT to access asylum seekers at the Hungarian border in Kelebija and Horgos remains pending the approval from the authorities.

29 Apr 2016 description

183,017 arrivals by sea in 2016

1,244 dead/missing

published 10:00 CET 29 April

1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

27 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • While HCIT access to asylum seekers in Kelebija and Horgos border crossings with Hungary remain denied by the authorities, the organisation distributed food and non-food aid in Subotica and nearby.

  • 68 asylum seekers departed by accessing procedures in Hungarian “transit zones”.

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 34 irregular arrivals from fYR Macedonia.

26 Apr 2016 description

Arrivals and Departures

As reported by local media, a group of 35 people currently located on the island of Lesvos are expected to be returned to Turkey on 26 April as part of the EU-Turkey agreement. Greek media reported that the majority have expressed their wish to be repatriated given the present situation, which only allows for application to asylum in Greece.

26 Apr 2016 description

181,476 arrivals by sea in 2016
1,232 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 26 April
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

26 Apr 2016 description

181.476 llegadas por mar en 2016
1.232 muertos/desaparecidos
publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 26/4/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

23 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total occupancy in the government facilities fell to 195, including 51 refugees/migrants remaining in the two transit sites in the West and 66 in the Presevo Reception Centre.

  • Some 330 asylum-seekers waited and 62 accessed Hungarian “transit zones”. Concerns about asylum-seekers lack of access to sanitary facilities was heightened with the announcement of new restrictions to humanitarian access.

22 Apr 2016 description

180,245 arrivals by sea in 2016
1,232 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 22 April
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

21 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of refugees and migrants in Belgrade and the border with Hungary continued to increase to over 700, while less than 230 remained in governmental accommodation.

  • 400 were sighted Belgrade and over 360 assisted at the Serbia-Hungary border. 68 asylum seekers departed by accessing “transit zones”. UNHCR and partners distributed food and non-food aid. Lack of access to sanitary facilities in both location continued to be of concern.

21 Apr 2016 description

179,614 arrivals by sea in 2016
1,232 dead/missing
published 18:00 CET 20 April
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

20 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • For the first time since last summer, the estimate total number of refugees and migrants accommodated in governmental sites in Serbia, camping in Belgrade at the Hungarian border or elsewhere, dropped below one thousand. Most now lack any registration or legal status in Serbia.

  • The number of refugees accommodated at Asylum Centres and transit sites fell to 251, with less than 50 in the two transit sites in the West and 115 in the Reception Centre in Presevo.

20 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 34 irregular arrivals from fYR Macedonia

  • 57 persons expressed intent to seek asylum, bringing the total in April 2016 to 293 and for the whole of 2016 to 2,234 (statistics courtesy of the Ministry of Interior).

  • Around 60 asylum seekers departed by accessing procedures in Hungarian “transit zones”.

19 Apr 2016 description

Missing Migrants Project is a database sharing key data on deceased and missing migrants along migratory routes worldwide. This info-graphic focuses on migrant arrivals and fatalities in the Mediterranean region.

15 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of three irregular arrivals from Bulgaria.

  • 20 persons expressed intent to seek asylum, bringing the total in April 2016 to 236 and for the whole of 2016 to 2,177 (statistics courtesy of the Ministry of Interior).

  • Over 60 asylum seekers departed by accessing procedures in Hungarian “transit zones”.

  • Occupancy in the three transit sites in the West dropped to 100 refugees total and in the Reception Centre in Presevo possibly to below 400.

13 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and partners learned of 22 irregular arrivals from fYR Macedonia.

  • 18 persons expressed intent to seek asylum, bringing the total in April 2016 to 216 and for the whole of 2016 to 2,157 (statistics courtesy of the Ministry of Interior).

  • 61 asylum seekers departed by accessing procedures in Hungarian “transit zones”.

  • With another 40 refugees leaving transit facilities in/near Sid, their occupancy dropped by 27% within one day.

SOUTH

13 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Over the reporting period (31 March –6 April) countries of first arrival (Italy, Greece, and Bulgaria) saw an average decrease of 33% in numbers of arrivals compared with the previous week. In particular, Italy saw a 59% decrease compared to previous week.

  • The total number of migrants and refugees stranded in Greece and in the Western Balkans is 57,812. For a more detailed look, please see the accommodation pages of Greece, fYROM, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

13 Apr 2016 description

173,761 arrivals by sea in 2016
723 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 12 April
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

12 Apr 2016 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Following the successive implementation of new border restrictions by Croatia, Serbia and the Former Yugolav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in the latter half of February, the migration* flow to the EU through the Western Balkans corridor has been officially closed since 20 March, when the EU-Turkey Plan came into force.