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18 Aug 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 119,069 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 16 August, with almost 83 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 266,423 arrivals across the region through 16 August 2016.

18 Aug 2017 description

119, ARRIVALS BY SEA IN 2017

363, 401 ARRIVALS IN 2016

2,410 DEAD/MISSING

17 Aug 2017 description

La Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID) envía desde hoy una aportación de 60.000 euros para financiar distintas iniciativas de asistencia humanitaria lideradas en el terreno por la Cruz Roja y Media Luna Roja.

17 Aug 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Española

19 de agosto, Día Mundial de la Asistencia Humanitaria

- Durante 2016 la organización realizó más de 300 misiones internacionales en 56 países en las que han participado 251 personas como delegadas.

7 DE AGOSTO DE 2017 09.43 H.

El Día Mundial de la Asistencia Humanitaria, que se celebra el 19 de agosto, rinde homenaje a todas aquellas personas que perdieron la vida en la prestación de servicios humanitarios y a quienes continúan prestando asistencia y socorro.

15 Aug 2017 description

15/8/17 Geneva - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 118,227 migrants, including refugees, entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 13 August, with almost 83 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 265,640 arrivals across the region through 13 August 2016.

15 Aug 2017 description
report European Union

In July, there were 15 400 detections of illegal border crossings on the four main migratory routes into the EU as the number of migrants arriving in Italy fell by more than half from the previous month. Spain continued to see the heaviest migratory pressure since 2009.

The total number of detections in the first seven months of 2017 fell by two-thirds from the same period of last year to 127 100.

Central Mediterranean

11 Aug 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 117,795 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 9 August, with almost 83 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 264,381 arrivals across the region through 9 August 2016.

IOM Rome reported Thursday that according to official figures of the Italian MOI, 96,861 migrants have arrived by sea to Italy this year, which is a 3.46 per cent drop from the same period in 2016.

11 Aug 2017 description

117,795 arrivals by sea in 2017

363,401 arrivals in 2016

2,408 dead/missing

10 Aug 2017 description

By Spanish Red Cross

Spain has become the second most popular destination – after Italy – for people seeking refuge in Europe. In response, 2,000 Spanish Red Cross volunteers are present at ports and land borders to provide vital assistance to people as they arrive.

10 Aug 2017 description

By Kieran Guilbert

DAKAR, Aug 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African migrants are seeking a cheaper and easier path to Europe with a rising number setting sail for Spain from Morocco using toy dinghies and jetskis, migration experts said on Thursday.

The voyage from Libya across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy remains the most popular route - 95,000 migrants have set sail this year - yet numbers are down compared with 2016, while sea arrivals to Spain from Morocco have more than doubled.

10 Aug 2017 description

Key figures (October 2015 – 26 July 2017)

08 Aug 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 116,692 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 6 August, with almost 83 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 263,436 arrivals across the region through 6 August 2016.

07 Aug 2017 description

Many migrants try to enter Spain as a means of reaching other parts of Europe

MADRID, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Dozens of sub-Saharan migrants crossed into Spain from Morocco in the early hours of Monday after running through a border gate into the enclave of Ceuta, emergency services said.

Read more on Thomson Reuters Foundation

05 Aug 2017 description

Budapest / Geneva, 4 August 2017 — Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers are on the ground in towns, cities and beaches as record temperatures sweep much of southern and central Europe.

According to weather reports, south and central Europe are experiencing the highest August temperatures in more than a decade. The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre in the Netherlands says this is indicative of a trend that has seen hotter summers become more common.

04 Aug 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Española
  • Durante los primeros 6 meses de 2017, Cruz Roja ha atendido a unas 7.400 personas, frente a las 3.600 personas del mismo periodo del año anterior.

  • Cruz Roja se encarga de la primera asistencia humanitaria de migrantes y refugiados que llegan a nuestras costas o que precisan atención a pie de valla en el caso de Ceuta y Melilla.

04 Aug 2017 description

25,392 Total persons relocated
17,457 Relocated from Greece (26% of 66,400)
7,935 Relocated from Italy (20% of 39,600)

04 Aug 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 115,109 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 2 August, with almost 83 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 261,228 arrivals across the region through 2 August 2016.

04 Aug 2017 description

Extreme or very high danger in southern and eastern Portugal; southern and central Spain and Mallorca; southern Corsica and the Mediterranean region of France; Sicily, Sardinia and southern and central Italy; coastal Croatia; central Albania; eastern Hungary; northern and eastern Serbia; former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; central Kosovo under UNSCR 1244; parts of south-west Romania; south-east and north-west Bulgaria; southern mainland Greece and the Cyclades islands; parts of central Cyprus; central and south-west Turkey.