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29 Sep 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

UNHRD welcomed the Austrian Government as a Partner after signing a Technical Agreement in 2015 to further support their response efforts in the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. Less than a week after the signing, at the request of Austria, a team of UNHRD and WFP Field Engineering was on the ground to conduct an assessment mission. First shipments arrived in Traiskirchen in December.

In addition, relief items and support equipment were sent to Serbia and Greece on behalf of the French Government, and Turkey on behalf of the Italian Governments.

28 Sep 2016 description
report World Vision

World Vision's policy statement on dealing with the global crisis of forced displacement

In addressing movements of forcibly displaced children and their families, World Vision calls on all parties to uphold the rights of the displaced and the communities who welcome them.

Learn more about World Vision's call for practical solutions and concrete commitments to protect children on the move and shared responsibility for their care and fulfilment of their rights.

28 Sep 2016 description
report World Vision
  • The Index uses specific child protection articles from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and principles from a “systems approach” to child protection as the common foundation
  • The first pilot project covered 9 countries from South East Europe and South Caucasus
  • The Index framework consists of four sections of indicators: child vulnerability, governance environment, UNCRC child protection issues, and social work.
28 Sep 2016 description

Key Figures
Mediterranean
300,333
arrivals by sea in 2016*
3,210
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

28 Sep 2016 description

Sources & Disclaimer:

Reported figures are estimates by UNHCR on daily arrivals from each country from one or more borders. UNHCR estimates are based on the most reliable information available per country, including information from UNHCR border teams, authorities, and humanitarian partners.

26 Sep 2016 description

Hungary: Appalling treatment of asylum-seekers a deliberate populist ploy

Thousands of asylum-seekers – including unaccompanied children – are suffering violent abuse, illegal push backs and unlawful detention at the hands of Hungary’s authorities and a system blatantly designed to deter them, Amnesty International has revealed in a new report.

26 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • Greece: IOM has completed the installation of communication containers in six sites/ camps where IOM has permanent presence (three in Attica and three in Northern Greece).
25 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners in Serbia, continued growing, now to 5,000. 86% (or 4,309) were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,560 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,749 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre, while the others were counted at night in Belgrade City or the border with Hungary. UNHCR, authorities and partners maintained reinforced presence and support at all sites throughout the country.

23 Sep 2016 description

51,031* migrants assisted with Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) from 1 January to 30 June 2016

23 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Of the 4,900 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners, 86% (or 4,234) were accommodated in governmental facilities, including 1,606 in the five Asylum Centres and 2,628 in Refugee Aid Points/Reception Centre. The rest were counted at the border with Hungary and in Belgrade city.

23 Sep 2016 description

300,450 arrivals by sea in 2016
3,501 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 23 September
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

23 Sep 2016 description

The main objective of this research study is to examine the possibility of integrating migrants from the Middle East and North Africa, in the event that the Government of Serbia (the “Government”) decides to accept them and provide them with long-term accommodation in Serbia.

22 Sep 2016 description

SEEKING TO SAVE LIVES, PROVIDE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF REFUGEES

22 Sep 2016 description
report Cruz Roja Española

Unas 295.000 personas migrantes y refugiadas han accedido a Europa por mar este año.

Cruz Roja ha asistido a más de 360.000 personas sólo en Grecia desde el inicio de la crisis.

Cerca de 295.000 personas migrantes y refugiadas han accedido a Europa por mar este año. Y más de 3.200 han perdido la vida en el Mediterráneo o se encuentran desaparecidas.

22 Sep 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

UNHRD welcomed the Austrian Government as a Partner after signing a Technical Agreement in 2015 to further support their response efforts in the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. Less than a week after the signing, at the request of Austria, a team of UNHRD and WFP Field Engineering was on the ground to conduct an assessment mission. First shipments arrived in Traiskirchen in December.

In addition, relief items and support equipment were sent to Serbia and Greece on behalf of the French Government, and Turkey on behalf of the Italian Governments.

22 Sep 2016 description

Dimitrovgrad, September 21, 2016 - On Dimitrovgrad Municipality Day a new municipal waste collection truck was donated to Dimitrovgrad, which would help this town improve the quality of local municipal services and overcome the consequences of migrant and refugee crisis.

The truck was officially handed over to the Mayor of Dimitrovgrad, Mr Vladica Dimitrov by the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Juichi Takahara and Deputy Resident Representative at UNDP Serbia, Ms Steliana Nedera.

21 Sep 2016 description
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A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Heavy rainfalls occurred in the western part of Serbia on 6-7 March 2016, which caused the Western and Southern Morava rivers to spill over. As a result of continuous rains, further flooding affected other areas of the country, bringing 15 municipalities to declare a state of natural disaster. The worst affected municipalities were Pozega, Bajina Basta, Novi Pazar, Lucani, City of Kraljevo and Cacak.

20 Sep 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports that 298,474 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 18 September, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy. This figure is well short of the 469,869 arrivals recorded by IOM at this point in 2015.

Some 165,409 people have arrived in Greece and 130,561 in Italy during 2016.

20 Sep 2016 description

298.474 arrivals by sea in 2016
3.213 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 20 September
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015