France: Police Attacking Migrants in Calais
Government Ignores Widespread Reports of Ill-Treatment
(Paris) – French police in Calais routinely abuse asylum seekers and other migrants, Human Rights Watch said today. The French authorities turn a blind eye to the widespread reports of the abuse.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 — Today (July 25) a meeting was held at the Italian Ministry of Interior to start a consultation process on the Code of Conduct that has been proposed to regulate the work of humanitarian organisations involved in search and rescue in the Central Mediterranean sea. Throughout the meeting, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) representatives reiterated our willingness to participate in discussions about the content of this code in an open and constructive way.
Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - Jul 2017): 10,783
Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2017: 1,497
Average daily arrivals during Jul 2017: 60
Average daily arrivals during Jun 2017: 67
Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 32
Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Jul 2017: 1,029
6,402 interviews were conducted in Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from January to June 2016 and 2,140 surveyed were conducted in Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from January to June 2017
About DTM`s Flow Monitoring Surveys
EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia contributes to disrupting the business model of people smugglers and traffickers.
In June 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,464 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 75% (1,842) of the deaths and injuries recorded.
This represents a 30% decrease in the number of civilians killed or injured compared to May 2017, when there were 2,649 civilian deaths and injuries.
A severe food security and nutritional crisis is unfolding as a consequence of the drought that began in October 2016.
The Somali region is most affected and is experiencing Emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of food insecurity. Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) outcomes are likely to manifest in poorer households by September.
Ce guide étudie plus particulièrement les éléments du plaidoyer humanitaire réalisé par un collectif d’ONG. Il est donc adapté au travail de plaidoyer commun réalisé par les fora d’ONG. Il existe de nombreuses sources d’information disponibles sur le plaidoyer, mais beaucoup moins sur la construction pratique d’un plaidoyer collectif, les spécificités et la dynamique du plaidoyer humanitaire des fora d’ONG.
(MissionNewswire) Several Salesian programs in Italy have come together with the support of UNICEF to launch the “La Perla, Starting over from the streets” project. The new initiative aims to address the needs of unaccompanied foreign minors who are at risk on the streets of Rome, Italy.
112,018 arrivals by sea in 2017
published 09:00 CET 25 July
363,401 arrivals in 2016
Highlights and Statistics
- On 23 July, 5,203 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia.
- 4,899, i.e. 94%, were accommodated in 18 governmental centres, which provide some 6,000 hard-shelter places (below chart refers). Some centres, especially the Transit Centres (TC) of Adasevci and Principovac remained overcrowded, as they still used temporary emergency shelter such as rub halls and tents to accommodate refugees and migrants, including families and unaccompanied and separated children (UASC).
Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 112,018 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 23 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 250,586 arrivals across the region through 23 July 2016.
Dimitrios Tsagalas of IOM Cyprus reported on Monday (24 July) that a boat with 143 migrants was found off Pomos Island over the weekend. The migrants arrived at Cyprus’s Latchi harbour early on Monday morning.