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05 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered a stable number of around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,300 (i.e. 84%) were accommodated in thirteen governmental facilities, while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

03 Dec 2016 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016

Funding level

RRP requirements: $669,867,115

Funding received: $449,761,670

% funded: 67%

02 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam

"People are arriving here exhausted, hungry and thirsty and often in need of urgent medical attention.” Riccardo Sansone" Oxfam’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Serbia*

A global displacement crisis

More than 65 million people around the world are now officially displaced from their homes – the highest figure recorded by the United Nations since the Second World War.

01 Dec 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean
349,653
arrivals by sea in 2016*
4,699
dead/missing in 2016

Trends of Sea Arrivals

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

01 Dec 2016 description

Combined Europe Population Movement Operations Update Timeframe covered: August - November 2016

A. Situation overview - Highlights

  • Since the EU-Turkey agreement, sea arrivals to Greece have significantly dropped compared to 2015, but many migrants continue to reach Europe. Since the summer, there was a shift of sea arrivals to Italy, but every European country has been affected by the migration crisis which is the biggest one for the continent since the second World War.

01 Dec 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

Since the beginnings of the response operations to the European Refugee Crisis, relief items and support equipment have been sent to Austria, Serbia, Greece, and Turkey.

On November 17, 9 MSUs were delivered by road in Bruck an der Leitha (Austria) on behalf of the Austrian Government

30 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean

347,709 arrivals by sea in 2016*

4,690 dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

29 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Tragically, the 17 year old boy from Afghanistan who suffered very serious electric burns at Subotica train station (see Update 21-23 November) passed away on 26 November at the hospital in Novi Sad. His relatives living in Europe are liaising with authorities, UNHCR partner HCIT and the deceased’s family in Afghanistan for burial arrangements. Another young man from Afghanistan lost his life on 25 November, near Adasevci Transit Centre, believed to have committed suicide.

28 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean

347,709 arrivals by sea in 2016*

4,690 dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

28 Nov 2016 description

174 illegal border crossers were apprehended on the territory of Hungary between Friday and Sunday, according to a statement by the National Police Headquarters.

According to the statistics published on the Police website, 33, 16 and 122 migrants were apprehended on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively, and were accompanied back across the Serbian-Hungarian border by police and border guards on duty at the border. 24 illegal migrants were apprehended within the 8-kilometre border zone and along other external stretches of the border.

27 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Severine Leonardi

In the town of Sjenica, in southwestern Serbia, the cold weather is arriving quickly. The temperature during the night already falls to zero degrees Celsius, and snow is expected any day. That’s when the temperature can go to below -10 degrees Celsius.

Cold Sjenica houses one of the twelve centres in Serbia where refugees and migrants are accommodated .

25 Nov 2016 description

Highlights and Statistics

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered a stable number of around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,200 (i.e. 81%) were accommodated in twelve governmental facilities, while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

24 Nov 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

On 7 November 2016, heavy rainfall affected several areas of Kosovo* for three days with major floods. The situation is critical in the municipalities in Vushtrri, Gjakova, Rahovec, Podujeva and Malisheva.

The rainfall intensity was approximately between 20 -25 mm/3h, or from 60-75 mm/24 hours. On 11 November 2016, the highest rainfall intensity recorded was 65-90 mm within 24 hours, which in total is 125-165 mm (l/m).

23 Nov 2016 description
report Oxfam

This paper provides an analysis of the protection concerns that people on the move, especially women and children, face in Macedonia and Serbia following the closure of the Balkan route and presents recommendations on how to protect and promote their safety, dignity and human rights.

18 Nov 2016 description

To Walk the Earth in Safety 2016: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction

Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 17, 2016

17 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean
342,774
arrivals by sea in 2016*
4,518
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals