Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Balkans: Floods - May 2014
- Europe/Northern Africa: Cold Wave - Jan 2012
- Central/Southern Europe: Floods - Nov 2010
- Central Europe: Floods - May 2010
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Floods - Jul 2009
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Floods - Feb 2009
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Cold Wave - Jan 2009
- Central/Eastern Europe: Heat Wave - Jul 2007
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Floods - Dec 2005
Sarajevo – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its Migration Emergency Funding Mechanism, is supporting the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina to address urgent accommodation and humanitarian needs resulting from an increased number of migrants and asylum seekers.
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
In February, just under 3,900 refugees and migrants entered Europe via Italy, Greece and Spain, less than half the number that entered in January. With lower numbers of people crossing from North Africa to Italy by sea compared to last year, the route to Spain experienced the most movement of the three Mediterranean routes with over 1,500 arrivals, followed by the route to Greece with over 1,200 and less than 1,100 to Italy.
In countries affected by fragility and conflict, state institutions (i.e. public administration) co-exist among formal and informal arrangements that mirror ineffective power arrangements. These arrangements are products from protracted power struggles between elites struggling to remain in power and control the distribution of rents and resources. The challenges facing situations of fragility and violent conflict are daunting and multidimensional.
KEY FIGURES FOR 2018
472 (1 Jan – 28 Feb) detected arrivals to BiH
21(0 girls, 21 boys) unaccompanied minors assisted
262 people assisted with transport, food, NFI and psychosocial counselling
117(16 females, 101 males) Asylum applications
87(3 females, 84 males) people assisted at the UNHCR Information Center
198 people provided with legal counselling
Mixed migrations flow along the Balkans route continues. More than 5,000 refugees and migrants are estimated to have arrived to the Balkans countries (other than Greece) in the last four months of 2017
On 20 February 2018, editors and other professionals from over 20 national and international media outlets were sensitized about the current refugee/migrant situation in BiH, and how to report on the situation in line with international norms and definitions. Media guidelines for reporting in such a context were shared by UNHCR and IOM.
8,501 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE IN 2018
7,174 ARRIVALS BY SEA IN 2018
1,327 ARRIVALS BY LAND IN 2017
186,768 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE IN 2017
Global Overview FEBRUARY 2018
Migration control is a key-element in EU enlargement efforts in the Western Balkans.
The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding.
United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng concluded today a twelve-day visit to the region of the Western Balkans. The visit included Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In these four States, the Special Adviser met high level government officials, including cabinet members, heads of parliament and national prosecutors; religious leaders; representatives of civil society organizations as well as members of the diplomatic community.
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
- 186,768 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE
- 172,362 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA
- 14,406 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND
With an aim to alleviate the effects of the catastrophic floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) in 2014, the implementation of the second phase of the Flood Recovery Programme started. Programme, valued at 15 milion euro, is funded by the European Union, in the amount of 12,5 million euro, in cooperation with the Government of Federation of BiH, Government of Republika Srpska, municipal and city authorities and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in BiH.
In 13 * municipalities of the Vrbas River Basin, a revision of flood intervention and staff training plans has been initiated with the aim of reducing damage and mitigating the negative impact of floods on the population and the economy of local communities.
Children in the Central Asia and South Caucasus sub-regions are vulnerable to poorly mitigated natural hazards, under-resourced social services, and weak governance and protection, despite the middle-income status of these countries. More than 80 per cent of children in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan live in areas of high or very high seismic risk, and 87 per cent of schools in Kyrgyzstan assessed for seismic risk are unsafe. The unfinished child health agenda includes tackling stunting rates as high as 30 per cent and related risks.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a critical public health issue globally. If we are to preserve human and animal health, policy interventions and global collaboration are vital to improve our understanding of AMR dynamics and to inform containment and mitigation strategies.
In the report, A Feminist Perspective on Post-Conflict Restructuring and Recovery – the Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina we argue that an economic reform agenda introduced in a post-conflict country that is not underpinned by a rigorous feminist conflict and gender analysis, will contribute to a continuum of entrenched structural and gender inequalities.
176,042 Total arrivals to Europe
164,754 Total arrivals to Europe by sea
11,288 Total arrivals to Europe by land