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19 Sep 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 131,772 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 17 September, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 300,076 arrivals across the region through 17 September 2016.

19 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

La ONG afirma que se trata de una "medida extrema y desesperada" a pocos días de que expire el plazo de acogida establecido por la UE

España es uno de los países con mayor incumplimiento de la cuota de refugiados asignada por la UE

18 Sep 2017 description
report European Union

In August, there were approximately 12 200 detections of illegal border crossings on the four main migratory routes into the EU as the number of migrants arriving in Italy fell by almost two-thirds from the previous month. Meanwhile, Spain continued to see the heavy migratory pressure.

The total number of detections on the four main migratory routes in the first eight months of 2017 fell by two-thirds from the same period of last year to approximately 142 700.

Central Mediterranean

15 Sep 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 128,863 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 13 September, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 298,663 arrivals across the region through 13 September 2016.

13 Sep 2017 description

La ayuda se canalizará a través del Fondo de Respuesta a Desastres de la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja

España ha comprometido el desembolso de 80.000 euros de ayuda de emergencia para atender a las necesidades más acuciantes de algunos de los países afectados por el paso del huracán.

12 Sep 2017 description

by Parastou Hassouri | published September 12, 2017

07 Sep 2017 description

The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has increased year-on-year since 2014. The total for 2014-2017 has reached approx. 80,000 persons and will likely continue to increase.

The primary receiving countries of Venezuelan asylum seekers between 2014 and 2017 have been: USA: 42,000, Brazil: 14,400, Spain: 10,000, Peru: 4,700, and Costa Rica: 3,300.

Considering the evolving situation in Venezuela, it is projected that people will continue to leave the country and UNHCR is stepping up the response accordingly.

POPULATION OF CONCERN

05 Sep 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency reports that 125,860 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 3 September. This compares with 289,681 arrivals across the region through 3 September 2016.

30 Aug 2017 description
report European Commission

Working together, and in partnership with African governments, the EU can and is providing an effective response to the interlinked challenges of migration and the security and development of Africa.

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on Monday pledged together with the leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain to further support and deepen joint actions and partnerships to meet the challenges of migration and asylum.

29 Aug 2017 description

Geneva – Since 9 August, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has not received any reports of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean. The total count for Mediterranean Sea fatalities has remained at 2,410 for 20 days. Just 19 deaths have been recorded in the region so far in all of August by IOM, a sharp drop from the 689 recorded in August 2015 and 62 last year.

28 Aug 2017 description

The summit will include the leaders of Chad and Niger from where migrants cross into Libya en route to Europe.

PARIS, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Getting Europe's migrant crisis under control will be the main focus of a summit of Europe's 'big four' continental powers hosted on Monday by French President Emmanuel Macron, who has invited three African nations to the talks in Paris.

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28 Aug 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Española
  • A través del Servicio de Restablecimiento del Contacto Familiar, Cruz Roja Española trata de aliviar el terrible sufrimiento de las personas que están sin noticias de sus seres queridos.

A lo largo de la historia y en todo el mundo, cientos de miles de personas han desaparecido como consecuencia de una catástrofe natural, un conflicto armado u otras situaciones de violencia.

25 Aug 2017 description

Overview

In 2017, between January and June, 99,865 refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa and Turkey. Most crossed the central Mediterranean from Libya to Italy. The top five countries of origin during this period were Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Guinea (Conakry) and The Gambia. In the first six months of 2017, 74% of arrivals were men, 15% children, and 11% women.

24 Aug 2017 description

En 2016, en el marco del convenio de colaboración entre la AECID y las Comunidades Autónomas de Galicia, La Rioja, Castilla-La Mancha, Islas Baleares, Madrid, Extremadura, y Comunitat Valenciana para la programación conjunta en materia de acción humanitaria, se realizó una contribución de 500.000 € a la UNRWA que incluía una contribución de 100.000€ aportados por las CCAA. de Galicia, La Rioja, Islas Baleares, Madrid y Extremadura.

24 Aug 2017 description

MADRID – El Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (WFP, por sus siglas en inglés) ha recibido una contribución de 700.000 euros del Gobierno español que servirá para proporcionar asistencia alimentaria a unas 34.000 personas afectadas por el reciente conflicto en Mosul, Irak.