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26 Apr 2017 description

IOM Greece reported Monday the deaths and disappearances of 23 migrants, including refugees, over the weekend off the island of Lesvos in waters between Greece and Turkey. Hellenic authorities reported finding the remains of nine people while Turkish officials reported finding the remains of seven others. There were two survivors and indications of at least seven more people missing. One of the survivors was an expectant mother who was taken to a local hospital.

21 Apr 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 16-22 April 2017 and includes updates on influenza, cholera, poliomyelitis, measles, legionnaires' disease and yellow fever.

14 Apr 2017 description

Arrivals to Europe in 2016

Between 1 January and 31 December 2016, 100,264 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Spain and Bulgaria, of whom 33,806 (34%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC)

Greece

12 Apr 2017 description

Spanish navy has managed to rescue another 30 people in the group

MADRID, April 12 (Reuters) - Three migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were killed when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean but the Spanish navy managed to rescue another 30 people in the group, a coast guard spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

11 Apr 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 31,993 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 9 April, with over 80 percent arriving in Italy and the rest in Spain and Greece. This compares with 172,774 through the first 97 days of 2016.

IOM Rome spokesperson Flavio Di Giacomo reported yesterday (10/04) that over 2,100 migrants rescued last week have been brought to Italy since IOM’s last report. Among them were over 500 Bangladeshis and around 50 Syrians – the rest, mostly sub-Saharan Africans.

11 Apr 2017 description

31,993 arrivals by sea in 2017 664 dead/missing published 09:00 CET 11 April 363,401 arrivals in 2016

07 Apr 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 2-8 April 2017 and includes updates on influenza, MDR TB and Measles.

07 Apr 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 29,811 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 April, with over 80 percent arriving in Italy and the rest in Spain and Greece. This compares with 172,353 through the first 96 days of 2016.

Mediterranean Developments

Total arrivals by sea and deaths in the Mediterranean 2016-2017

07 Apr 2017 description

29,811 arrivals by sea in 2017 663 dead/missing published 09:00 CET 07 April 363,401 arrivals in 2016

07 Apr 2017 description

Scenario 1 Slight increase in migration via N Africa to EU

The political and security situation in Libya remains unstable and the movement of migrants from Libya to the Mediterranean continues largely unhindered. The slightly rising trend in arrivals to Italy continues, with an expected seasonal spike during the summer months as smuggler activity becomes slightly more organised. The number of people stuck in Libya remains stable. Meanwhile the number of returns and readmissions from (and to) EU member states continues at a very low level.

05 Apr 2017 description

La Cooperación Española contribuye a paliar las consecuencias de esta catástrofe en la población de Mocoa con la activación de un convenio humanitario con Acción contra el Hambre y una aportación al Fondo de Socorro para Desastres (DREF), que incrementará la capacidad de la Cruz Roja Colombiana para afrontar esta emergencia

04 Apr 2017 description

29,369 arrivals by sea in 2017
663 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 04 April
363,401 arrivals in 2016

04 Apr 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM reports that 29,369 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 2 April, with over 80 percent arriving in Italy and the rest in Spain and Greece. This compares with 172,089 through the first 93 days of 2016.

03 Apr 2017 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean 28,378 arrivals by sea in 2017
905 dead/missing in 2017

Trends of Arrivals in the Mediterranean

From 20 to 26 March, 414 persons arrived by sea to Greece. Chios recorded the majority of sea arrivals (224), followed by Lesvos (72) and Leros (72). A total of 3,783 persons reached the Greek shores from 01 January until 26 March 2017.

03 Apr 2017 description
report Government of Peru

En total son 150 las adquiridas por el sector para apoyar a poblaciones inundadas

Lima, abr. 2. El Ministerio de Vivienda, Construcción y Saneamiento (MVCS) recibió hoy ocho motobombas donadas por el Gobierno de España que servirán para extraer el agua inundada en las zonas más afectadas del norte del país.

El viceministro de Construcción y Saneamiento, Gustavo Olivas Aranda, en representación del ministerio, recibió los equipos valorizados en 127,746 dólares.

03 Apr 2017 description

In response to concerns regarding increased numbers of refugees and migrants arriving at their borders, several European States, including European Union (EU) Member States, have constructed fences along their borders and increased border controls, including internal border controls within the Schengen area*.