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07 May 2018 description


DTM flow monitoring data compiled from national authorities and IOM offices show that the number of arrivals through Mediterranean routes between January and March 2018 is half the number of arrivals in the same period in 2017. In the first quarter of 2018 a total of 1,956 migrants and asylum seekers arrived in Europe using different land and sea routes, in comparison to 34,531 registered in the first quarter of 2017. As previously reported, the decrease is mainly due to the drop in arrivals in Italy.

06 May 2018 description

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin a continué à rester calme en avril

04 May 2018 description

Achim Steiner

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Commissioner Hahn

As we discussed in this morning’s parallel session on the region, the Syria crisis continues to have a devastating effect on civilians inside the country, beyond its borders and across generations.

03 May 2018 description

Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) summary for March 2018 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia / Somaliland and Yemen.

Country Profiles


03 May 2018 description
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Desert Locust situation continues to be calm

02 May 2018 description

Global Overview APRIL 2018

02 May 2018 description

Through its 118 women's and girls' safe spaces, 132 primary health-care facilities, and 26 youth centers, UNFPA continues to provide essential reproductive health and gender-based violence services to women, girls, men and boys impacted by the Syria crisis.

02 May 2018 description

Améliorer nos interventions en faveur des migrants dans les pays en crise : Conclusions et conseils stratégiques pour une politique migratoire mondiale

Maegan Hendow


02 May 2018 description
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Migrants’ experiences in crisis can direct policy makers’ priorities and future actions

01 May 2018 description

This desk review report is part of the outputs of the first phase of IOM’s project implementation on data collection to enable a better understanding of migration flows from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan and Somalia towards Europe. This study, rolled out by DTM with support from various IOM country offices, aims to collect data to foster a better understanding of migration movements from Somalia to Europe.

30 Apr 2018 description
report Save the Children

Regional Overview

According to UNHCR 5,647,637 have now fled Syria to surrounding countries in the region. Children now make up 47.9% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,705,218 refugee children in the region.

30 Apr 2018 description


The conflict in Syria still continues to drive the largest refugee crisis in the world – there are over 5.6 million Syrian refugees registered, with over 2.6 million being children, in a region faced with deepening economic, social and development challenges.

30 Apr 2018 description

With the generous contributions received from donors, UNHCR provided lifesaving winterization support to over 3.6 million vulnerable Syrian and Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt.

This included 1.25 million IDPs in Syria, 1.8 million Syrian refugees in the region, nearly 482,000 IDPs in Iraq, and over 84,000 Iraqi refugees in the region. With early planning, preparation and procurement, timely and efficient response was provided ensuring families were equipped to survive the winter.

28 Apr 2018 description
report Voice of America

April 27, 2018 9:28 PM
Jamie Dettmer

The Syrian government is set to seize the property of millions of Syrians who fled their homes, unless they return to claim them by presenting ownership deeds to local authorities.

Under a law introduced in April, the 6 million Syrians who fled their homes to escape the carnage and 7 million displaced to other parts of the war-torn country have until May 10 to register their properties or forfeit their homes. “The remaining plots will be auctioned,” according to legislation known as Law No. 10.

26 Apr 2018 description

Before the start of the conflict, Syria was home to one of the youngest populations in the world. Around one third of the Syrian population is between 10 and 24 years old. The seven years of war in Syria has had a devastating impact on adolescents and youth. Instead of entering an age of transition filled with learning, exploration, dreams, and ambitions - they have been continuously exposed to a brutal war, experiencing indescribable suffering through displacement and continued conflict, which impacts not only their present but also their future.