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07 Nov 2017 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 October-4 November 2017 and includes updates on chikungunya, Legionnaires' disease, malaria, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), influenza A(H7N9), plague, poliomyelitis, seasonal influenza and West Nile virus. Access the full set of maps, graphs and visuals for the CDTR at: http://ecdc.europa.eu/cdtr

07 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 8-14 October 2017 and includes updates on West Nile virus, chikungunya, influenza, Legionnaires' disease and plague.

07 Nov 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 154,609 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 November, with about 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder arriving in Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 337,773 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

03 Nov 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 150,982 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 1 November, with about 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 335,158 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

02 Nov 2017 description

“We all live with so much uncertainty here. It’s so important that organizations like the Red Cross are providing clear and accurate information, that they listen to what the community needs and does something with that information.”

Saleh, Volunteer with the Red Cross in Nea Kavala Camp, Greece

02 Nov 2017 description

The Red Cross collects feedback from the migrants and refugees as a form of accountability. In 2017, two significant surveys will be done to see if adequate health services are provided to people and to find out how they feel about safety and dignity in the camps where the Red Cross is present in Greece.
This paper presents the results of the first survey conducted. The Red Cross does this to put communities of migrants and refugees, at the center of what we do.

31 Oct 2017 description

149,785 Arrivals by sea iin 2017

363,401 Arrivals in 2016

2,826 Dead/Missing

31 Oct 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 149,785 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 29 October, with about 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 334,914 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

IOM Rome reported Monday (30/10) that official figures from Italy’s Ministry of the Interior indicate a total of 111,302 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea this year – a drop in annual totals from this time last year by more than 30 per cent.

31 Oct 2017 description

Today, Norway and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on new cooperation agreements under the EEA Grants total 116.7 billion euros. Job creation and business development will be a new and important priority area. The agreement also builds on experience gained in the field of asylum and migration.

30 Oct 2017 description

The Syrian war has turned many lives upside down. For Douaa Sakhnini, it has also reversed traditional gender roles.
At 18 years old, Douaa Sakhnini got married. At 19, she enrolled in university. At 20, she had her first child and dropped out to become a full-time mother. She watched with envy as her friends graduated and got jobs.

30 Oct 2017 description

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146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

30 Oct 2017 description

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Highlights