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04 Nov 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016 and includes updates on influenza, poliomyelitis, Zika fever, MERS CoV, cholera, West Nile virus, and enterovirus detections in Europe.

01 Nov 2016 description

333,384 arrivals by sea in 2016

3,940 dead/missing

published 09:00 CET 1 November

1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

28 Oct 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 23-29 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extensively drug-resistant TB.

21 Oct 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 16-22 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extremely drug-resistant TB.

21 Oct 2016 description

318,816 arrivals by sea in 2016
3.649 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 18 October
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

10 Oct 2016 description
report European Union

In the second quarter of this year, the number of migrants detected at the borders of Western Balkan countries plunged 88% from the previous three months to 26 488. The figure is slightly higher than in the first quarter of 2015, before the region experienced a massive increase in migrants who had previously arrived on the Greek islands from Turkey. Afghans became the top reported nationality, accounting for a 36% share of the total non-regional migration flow, while Syrians dropped to the second place with 16%.

14 Sep 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Les pays participant aux deux sommets sur les réfugiés devraient s’engager à renforcer leurs offres de réinstallation et d’aide

13 Sep 2016 description

Highlights and Statistics

  • The total number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia continues to rise, now to around 4,800. 4,266 (or 89%) of them were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,687 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,579 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre.
13 Sep 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

At Global Refugee Summits, Commit to Resettlement and Aid

(New York, September 13, 2016) – The massive refugee crisis demands an unprecedented global response, Human Rights Watch said today. At two summits on September 19 and 20, 2016, at the United Nations, world leaders should take bold steps to share responsibility for millions of people displaced by violence, repression, and persecution.

08 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Of the 4,700 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia, 86% were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,523 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,502 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre. The rest were counted at the border with Hungary and in Belgrade city.

08 Sep 2016 description

There has been a recent increase in efforts to integrate sexual and reproductive health into emergency and disaster risk management for health have yielded many lessons. These efforts take a non-linear path based on opportunities, honest reflection and iterative processes. Further, where response capacity is overwhelmed in spite of preparedness efforts, adaptability and flexibility are essential to continuous improvement.

07 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Around 4,700 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants remain in Serbia, of which 84% were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,415 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,571 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre. The rest were counted at the border with Hungary and in Belgrade city.

02 Sep 2016 description
report Deutsche Welle

One of the more disturbing effects of the refugee crisis is the increasing number of unaccompanied minors. As Emanuela Barbiroglio reports from Sofia, the situation in Bulgaria is particularly bad.

Mohamad is 15-years old, Baser and Rahat Ali* are 12. The first two come from Afghanistan, the latter from Pakistan. What they have in common is that they all have spent some time in a detention center in Bulgaria, which is illegal.

Mohamad has just arrived in the open camp in Voenna Rampa, Sofia, after two weeks in a detention center.

01 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia rose to close to 4,700. 80% were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,432 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,368 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre.

30 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Serbia continued to host around 4,400 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 80% of them were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,340 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,216 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centres.

28 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Of the estimated 4,400 total new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia, over 78% were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,221 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,231 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centres.