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10 May 2018 description

KEY INDICATORS

1,731 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

23% of registered refugees and migrants were minors

35 Applications for asylum

3 Persons granted refugee status

2 Persons granted subsidiary protection

23 Jan 2018 description

KEY INDICATORS

497
Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

33%
of registered refugees and migrants were minors

28
Applications for asylum

0
Persons granted refugee status

1
Persons granted subsidiary protection

22 Dec 2017 description

KEY INDICATORS

549 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

32% of registered refugees and migrants were minors

15 Applications for asylum

0 Persons granted refugee status

0 Persons granted subsidiary protection

27 Nov 2017 description

KEY INDICATORS

734 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

38% of registered refugees and migrants were minors

27 Applications for asylum

1 Persons granted refugee status

9 Persons granted subsidiary protection

26 Oct 2017 description

KEY INDICATORS

589 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

34% of registered refugees and migrants were minors

2 Applications for asylum

0 Persons granted refugee status

1 Persons granted subsidiary protection

29 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • The number of new refugees, asylumseekers and migrants present in Serbia continued dropping to 4,245 counted on 31 August. 3,903 (i.e. 93%) of them were accommodated in 18 governmental centres across the country, while smaller groups were observed in border areas or Belgrade.

  • On 10 August, authorities accommodated 28 men and boys, previously sleeping rough in the woods near the northern border, in Preševo Reception Centre.

04 Aug 2017 description

Overview

Arrivals in the Mediterranean from 01 January until 30 June 2017 total 102,847 (Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus, including arrivals to the Canary Islands and by land to Spain). This compares to 231,075 for the same period in 2016. In the first half of the year, 9,286 persons arrived in Greece by sea (158,377 arrived during same period in 2016, a decrease by 94%).

28 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • On 30 May, a new Reception Centre (RC) in Vranje (South) accommodated a first 135 refugees/migrants, all families and/or unaccompanied and separated children (UASCs), who were all voluntarily transferred from Presevo Reception Centre (RC).

  • On 31 May, the last 200 residents of Transit Centre (TC) Šid were moved to other centres and the Centre remained deactivated.

21 Feb 2017 description

2016 Key Figures

1: Turkey is the top refugee-hosting country in the world

28,901: Refugees submitted by UNHCR for resettlement (since 1 January 2016)

15,140: Refugees counselled on the work permit regulation by UNHCR and partners (Since March 2016)

24,703: Non-Syrian refugees and asylum seekers with specific needs identified by UNHCR and referred for assistance (since 1 January 2016)

32,047: Refugees and asylum-seekers received counselling from UNHCR Ankara (since 1 January 2016)

05 Sep 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

Over 350,000
Persons of concern received NFIs from UNHCR

16,414
Refugees submitted by UNHCR for resettlement

4,303
Non-Syrians with specific needs have been referred for assistance

8,329
Non-Syrian refugees and asylum-seekers provided with legal counselling

2,475
Officials and humanitarians trained by UNHCR on international protection

13 Jan 2016 description

REGIONAL STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

Background and Context

One million refugees and migrants have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean into Europe in 2015. The majority – or 850,000 – have crossed from Turkey to Greece through the Aegean and Dodecanese seas. This movement constitutes one of the largest movements of displaced people through European borders since World War Two.

12 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

  • The number of refugee arrivals averaged 3,200/day.

04 Nov 2015 description

Highlights

  • The number of refugee arrivals from fYR Macedonia averaged 6,000/day in the reporting period. Registration capacities were stepped up to over 6,000 persons/day in Preševo and 500/day elsewhere. As at 19 October, 253,014 intentions to seek asylum were registered in 2015.

  • Numbers of refugees observed in Belgrade and in the area close to the border with Hungary at any time further reduced to around 70 in Belgrade and 15 in the Subotica-Horgosz-Kanjiža area at the end of the reporting period.

19 Oct 2015 description

Highlights

  • In September the MOI registered 51,048 asylum-seekers as compared to 37,195 in August. The percentage of claimants from refugee-producing countries increased from 94 to 96%. While the share of Syrian applicants shrunk from 74% to 62% that of Afghans increased from 12 to 22%. Asylum seekers from Pakistan or Bangladesh shrunk from over 4 to under 3%. The overall age and gender composition remained generally unchanged.

01 Oct 2015 description

Refugee emergency in Europe: UNHCR appeals for USD 128 million

29 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of refugee arrivals from fYR Macedonia averaged 4,200 in the reporting period. Registration capacities have been stepped up to around 1,800 persons/day in Preševo and 500/day elsewhere.

  • As of 21 September 2015, 137,520 PoCs expressed intent to seek asylum in Serbia.

23 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of refugee arrivals from fYRoM reached 8,000 on 10 September. With strong support from UNHCR, registration capacities have been stepped up to around 1,800 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 14 September 2015, 123,765 PoCs expressed intent to seek asylum in Serbia.