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21 Sep 2018 description

Overview

So far in 2018, a total of 19,459 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece by sea. The majority are from Syria (32%), Iraq (20%) and Afghanistan (19%). More than half of the population are women (24%) and children (37%), while 39% are men.

Arrivals in August 2018, at 3,197 increased in comparison to July, when 2,545 people arrived on the islands. Arrivals during the first eight months of 2018 are 29% higher than those of the same period in 2017.

17 Sep 2018 description

Overview

In August, 52,637 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (25,006 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 95 locations.

17 Sep 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 1,578 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 871 arrivals and from last year’s 1,404 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 225, compared to 124 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

11 Sep 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 871 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 798 arrivals but a decrease from last year’s 1,391 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 124, compared to 114 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

03 Sep 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 798 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 1,022 arrivals and from last year’s 907 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 114, compared to 146 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 17,000 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (24%), Iraq (23%) and Afghanistan (19%).

03 Sep 2018 description

Mediterranean crossings deadlier than ever, new UNHCR report shows

Three years on from the shocking images of lifeless Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi on a Turkish beach, a new report by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency shows that crossing the Mediterranean Sea has become even more deadly.

UNHCR’s new Desperate Journeys report shows that more than 1,600 people have died or gone missing while attempting to reach Europe so far this year.

27 Aug 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 1,022 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 1,099 arrivals and from last year’s 1,085 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 146, compared to 157 in the previous week

Population on the Islands

Nearly 17,000 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (25%), Iraq (23%) and Afghanistan (18%).

20 Aug 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 1,099 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 504 arrivals and an increase from last year’s 887 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 157, compared to 72 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 16,000 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (26%), Iraq (23%) and Afghanistan (18%).

17 Aug 2018 description

Overview

In July, 51,945 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (24,778 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 97 locations.

14 Aug 2018 description

Overview

So far in 2018, a total of 16,262 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece by sea. The majority are from Syria (35%), Iraq (21%) and Afghanistan (15%). More than half of the population are women (24%) and children (36%), while 40% are men.

Arrivals in July 2018, at 2,545 increased in comparison to June, when 2,439 people arrived on the islands. Arrivals during the first seven months of 2018 are 41% higher than those of the same period in 2017.

13 Aug 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 502 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 389 arrivals and a decrease from last year’s 664 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 72, compared to 56 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 15,500 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (26%), Iraq (23%) and Afghanistan (18%).

12 Aug 2018 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 5-11 August 2018 and includes updates on dengue, Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, West Nile virus, Measles, Rubella, Ebola virus disease, MERS-CoV.

06 Aug 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 389 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 574 arrivals and from last year’s 512 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 56, compared to 82 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 16,000 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (28%), Iraq (23%) and Afghanistan (17%).

03 Aug 2018 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 29 July-4 August 2018 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, dengue, Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, West Nile virus, Enterovirus detections and Ebola virus disease.

30 Jul 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 574 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 668 arrivals and from last year’s 773 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 82, compared to 95 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 16,000 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. In line with the trend of arrivals, the majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Syria (29%), Iraq (24%) and Afghanistan (17%).

25 Jul 2018 description

FOREWORD

In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

23 Jul 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 668 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 508 arrivals and from last year’s 442 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 95, compared to 73 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

16 Jul 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 508 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 638 arrivals and from last year’s 618 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 73, compared to 91 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

10 Jul 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 638 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 606 arrivals and from last year’s 193 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 91, compared to 87 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 15,500 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands.