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20 Jan 2017 description

In December, 8,428 migrants and refugees arrived in Italy by sea via the central Mediterranean route. Nationals from Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea ac- counted for the largest number of arrivals in December.

In December, an estimated 383 people died or went missing while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. In 2016, 5,082 people had died or gone missing in while crossing the Mediterranean, surpassing the 3,777 peo- ple who lost their lives in 2015.

19 Jan 2017 description

Total Mainland
33,236 people (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities, self-settled, NGOs)
64,643 capacity (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities, UNHCR)

Total Islands
14,336 people (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities)
8,375 capacity (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities, UNHCR)

UNHCR accommodation scheme
14,756 people

10 Jan 2017 description

Total Mainland
33,755 people (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities, self-settled, NGOs)
64,295 capacity (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities, UNHCR)

Total Islands
14,766 people (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities)
8,396 capacity (Official & informal sites, other state run facilities, UNHCR)

UNHCR accommodation scheme 14,271 people

21 Dec 2016 description

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) launched in 2000 sought to halve by 2015 the proportion of the world’s population without sustainable access to improved water sources and sanitation facilities. By 2015, about 2.6 billion additional people had gained access to improved water sources since 1990, the baseline year for the MDGs, thus meeting the MDG target. However, 663 million people still do not have access to improved water sources.

20 Dec 2016 description

13,740 migrants and refugees arrived in Italy by sea via the central Mediterranean route despite worsening sea conditions. This is over four times the number who arrived by sea in Italy in November 2015. Nationals from Nigeria and Guinea accounted for the largest number of rescued migrants and refugee.

An estimated 718 people died or went missing while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. By 30 November, 4,699 people had died or gone missing in 2016 while crossing the Mediterrane- an, surpassing the 3,771 people who lost their lives in 2015.