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23 Jan 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Details of Response

Emergency: Winterization support to refugees/migrants in Serbia

Date of Emergency: 17 January 2017

ACT Requesting Member(s): EHO – Ecumenical Humanitarian Organisation Novi Sad Philanthropy, Charitable Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church

I. NARRATIVE SUMMARY

DETAILS OF THE EMERGENCY

18 Feb 2016 description
report REACH Initiative

SUMMARY

This document summarises key findings from data collected between 1-7 February 2016, drawing on primary data from group interviews with migrants/refugees* and analysis of mainstream and social media.

15 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In 2015, 1,014,836 people crossed the Mediterranean, arriving on Europe’s shores. One in four of all arrivals was a child, but in SouthEastern Europe this proportion is one in three.

  • The proportion of children amongst refugees and migrants continues to increase. In Serbia it currently stands at 35 per cent in comparison to 27 per cent in September, while in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia this ratio is 37 per cent compared to 23 per cent in September.

26 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • So far this year 972,551 people have arrived by sea in Europe. At least 243,000 of all arrivals are children. More than half of them entered Europe between October and December 2015.

  • The proportion of children registered at the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has increased from 9 per cent in June to 35 per cent in the first two weeks of December.

19 Dec 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 2,698 refugees and migrants arrived: 2,668 from fYRo Macedonia and 30 from Bulgaria.
• 4,164 asylum-seekers departed to Croatia.
• 3,893 asylum seekers were registered on 11 December, 4,298 on 12 December and 3,322 on 13 December, bringing the total for 2015 to 528,477.

15 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Refugees and migrants continue to arrive in Europe at unprecedented levels– so far this year 921,713 people have arrived by sea. Nearly 212,000 of them are children.

  • The proportion of children registered at the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has increased from 9 per cent in June to 32 per cent in November.

23 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of refugee arrivals from fYRoM peaked to 4,000 per day in the last days of the reporting period. Current registration capacities remain at around 1,000 persons/day in Preševo and 500/day elsewhere. A total of 37,463 refugees were registered in August 2015, of which 94% were from refugee-producing countries, including 74% from Syria, 12% from Afghanistan and 6% from Iraq.

  • As of 7 September 2015, 112,630 PoCs expressed intent to seek asylum in Serbia.