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26 Sep 2016 description

Total Mainland

38,263 people (Official & unofficial sites, self-settled est.)

56,228 capacity (Official sites & UNHCR)

Total Islands

13,948 people 7,450 capacity

UNHCR accommodation scheme

8,633 people

22 Sep 2016 description

The EU Relocation Scheme: Based on European Commission proposals, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted two decisions in September 2015 for the relocation of 160,000 asylum-seekers from frontline EU Member States. As per the decisions, 66,400 persons are to be relocated from Greece and 39,600 from Italy over a two-year period (September 2015-September 2017) to support their asylum systems and provide protection.

22 Sep 2016 description

MEXICO, USA – TC PAINE

• Tropical Cyclone PAINE continued moving north near the western coasts of Baja California peninsula, weakening and becoming a Post Tropical Cyclone. On 21 September at 3.00 (UTC) its centre was located approx. 140 km west of Punta Eugenia (Baja California State) and it had max. sustained winds speed of 55 km/h.

21 Sep 2016 description

MEXICO – TC PAINE
• TC PAINE continued moving north north-west over open waters, slightly weakening. On 20 September at 6.00 (UTC) its centre was located approx. 435 km south south-west of Punta Eugenia (Baja California State) and it had max. sustained winds speed of 110 km/h (Tropical Storm).
• Over the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving north with a turn to the north-east approaching the western coast of Baja California state, weakening further.

20 Sep 2016 description

The EU Relocation Scheme: Based on European Commission proposals, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted two decisions in September 2015 for the relocation of 160,000 asylum-seekers from frontline EU Member States. As per the decisions, 66,400 persons are to be relocated from Greece and 39,600 from Italy over a two-year period (September 2015-September 2017) to support their asylum systems and provide protection.

10 Sep 2016 description

Turkey - Humanitarian aid to refugees

• On 8 September 2016, the EU announced a €348 million contract in humanitarian aid to refugees in Turkey, which constitutes its largest humanitarian aid programme to date.

• The programme will be rolled out in partnership with the Turkish Red Crescent and the Turkish authorities, and is expected to reach as many as one million refugees by the first quarter of 2017.

09 Sep 2016 description

Mexico, USA - Tropical Cyclone NEWTON
• TC NEWTON formed over the north-western Pacific Ocean on 4 September. On 6 September at 9.00 UTC it made landfall over Baja California Sur state (Mexico) with approx. max. sust. winds of 148 km/h. On 7 September it made a second landfall over Sonora state (Mexico) with approx. max. sust. winds of 110 km/h. It then continued moving north-east over land and becoming a Post-Tropical Cyclone.