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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

Djibouti

20 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and healthy development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can rebuild their lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills. It helps children to be self-sufficient, to be heard, and to have more influence on issues that affect them. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future, and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.

19 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Around the world, there are too many refugee children who haven’t just lost their homes, they’re also losing their futures every single day.

More than half of all the refugee children in the world – 3.5 million children – aren’t in school.

17 Aug 2016 description

Regional mixed migration summary for July 2016 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

Yemen

17 May 2016 description

Mixed migration movements in the first quarter of 2016 were largely reminiscent of patterns observed in 2015. Ongoing conflict, political oppression, acute poverty and harsh environmental conditions continued to drive populations from the Horn of Africa, seeking protection and better opportunities. Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees continued to face significant protection deficits including death, physical and sexual abuse and detention.

Irregular Movement from the Horn

Northward (through Egypt into Israel)

24 Feb 2016 description

Ongoing and renewed conflict, endemic poverty, poor protection and a strong culture of migration, among others, continued to drive complex population movements from the Horn of Africa and Yemen throughout the year. Record numbers of migrants and refugees (over 1 million) arriving in Europe by sea and land in 2015 have pushed mixed migration to the top of the agenda, in destination and transit countries alike. Migrants and refugees alike continued to face significant protection risks in the region and beyond, ranging from abuse to abduction and death at sea.

17 Feb 2016 description

Characteristic of preceding quarters in the year, mixed migration movements the final quarter of 2015 typified well-documented drivers including insecurity, acute poverty, social and political oppression and environmental fragility. Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees continued to be at significant risk of harm, ranging from abduction to abuse and death at sea. Countries in the region continued to rely on detention as a form of immigration control.

Irregular Movement from the Horn

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Northward (through Egypt into Israel)

29 Jan 2016 description

15,517,531 Total number of displaced people in African countries

3,975,947 Total number of refugees

11,541,584 Total number of Internally Displaced People

134,492 Total sea arrivals in 2015 from African countries to Europe (Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta)

27 Jan 2016 description

Genetic diversity of livestock can help feed a hotter, harsher world

Despite growing interest in safeguarding biodiversity of livestock and poultry,genetic erosion continues

08 Dec 2015 description

A combination of new and renewed conflict, endemic poverty, and poor protection, among others, continued to drive complex population movements from the Horn of Africa and Yemen region this quarter. Governments in the region, and in transit countries along the various migratory routes, endorsed more restrictive measures in efforts to curb irregular migration through their territories. Migrants and asylum seekers alike continued to face significant protection risks, ranging from abuse to abduction and death at sea.

04 Aug 2015 description

Irregular Movement from the Horn

Northward (through Egypt into Israel)

23 Jul 2015 description
Irregular Movement from the Horn

Northward (through Egypt into Israel)

20 Dec 2013 description

RMMS presents an end of year trend summary and analysis for 2013 with a focus on the Horn of Africa and Yemen region and neighbouring areas. For ease of reading this presentation avoids using statistics and more detailed elaboration but provides a generic overview of prominent trends. Statistical details can be found in RMMS literature produced during the course of 2013 (Regional Mixed Migration Monthly Summaries / Quarterly reports etc )and can be located on our website.

1. Mixed migration: major characteristics

03 Dec 2008 description

(Poznan, 3 December 2008): Today, for the first time in climate change negotiations, the humanitarian agencies of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee have teamed up with disaster risk reduction staff of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) system to issue a joint call for scaled-up global action to reduce disaster risk and to strengthen preparedness for effective response.

The current negotiations on risk management and risk reduction in Poznan are a unique opportunity to make sure that adaptation action is able to prevent global humanitarian …