Iran (Islamic Republic of)
- Iran/Iraq: Earthquake - Nov 2017
- Iran: Flash Floods - Jul 2015
- Iran: Earthquake - Nov 2013
- Iran/Pakistan: Earthquake - Apr 2013
- Iran: Earthquake - Apr 2013
- Iran: Earthquake - Aug 2012
- Iran: Earthquakes - Dec 2010
- Iran: Earthquake - Jul 2010
- Iran: Earthquakes - Jan 2010
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
As thousands of refugees streamed into Berlin, they strained the health care system. Rotarian and physician Pia Skarabis-Querfeld spent the last three years building a network of volunteer doctors to help those in need.
By Rhea Wessel Produced by Andrew Chudzinski
On the nightly news and around her city, Pia Skarabis-Querfeld saw the refugees arriving in Berlin after fleeing war, persecution, and poverty in their home countries.
GENEVA (23 February 2018) – Iran must cease what appears to be a new and worrying trend of targeting environmental defenders, UN human rights experts* said following the detention of Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation (PWHF) members on spying charges. One has died in custody.
This report was written by Márta Pardavi, Gruša Matevžič, Júlia Iván and Anikó Bakonyi of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), the first three updates were written by Gruša Matevžič, the fourth update was written by Gruša Matevžič, Júlia Iván, Anikó Bakonyi and Gábor Gyulai, and the 2016 and 2017 updates were written by András Alföldi, Gruša Matevžič, Zita Barcza-Szabó and Zsolt Szekeres. The report was edited by ECRE.
This report was written by Iliana Savova, Director, Refugee and Migrant Legal Programme, Bulgarian Helsinki Committee and was edited by ECRE.
In January, 39,233 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (17,903 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 94 locations.
February 2018, Tehran- Azadeh Darouzmi is sitting on a chair in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of Mahdiyeh Hospital in Tehran, dressed in a sanitary dress and holding Aisu close to provide skin-to-skin contact. This is part of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) provided to babies in the NICU of this hospital where quality medical care for preterm babies is available. The 23-year-old mother gave birth to her twin girls, Aisu and Aynaz, in mid-January 2018 when they were only 28 weeks old.
1,881 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
47,266 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
1,881 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
89% of returnees from Pakistan (1,665 individuals) assisted
4% of returnees from Iran (2,011 individuals) assisted
336 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 5 from Pakistan
314 Special Cases (SC) from Iran among those assisted, 32 from Pakistan
299 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
11,236 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
3,032 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
73,390 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018
90% of returnees from Pakistan (269 individuals) assisted
4% of returnees from Iran (484 individuals) assisted
100 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 0 from Pakistan
77 Special Cases, (SC) from Iran among those assisted, 1 from Pakistan
Hungarian authorities admitted 23 asylum-seekers from Serbia into asylum procedures at its socalled “transit zones”, compared to 39 in the preceding two weeks.
In 2017, 58,817 refugees have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring and nonneighboring countries (57,411 Pakistan).
17,168 as at 19 February individuals have been newly displaced by conflict since 1 January 2018 and profiled by OCHA as internally displaced persons (IDPs).
87,247 Pakistani refugees from North-Waziristan Agency biometrically registered in Khost province and verified in Paktika province.
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
Between 1 and 31 January 2018, over 8,000 people arrived via the Mediterranean to Europe, an 11% increase compared to the same month in 2017 during which over 7,200 arrived. Arrivals duing January comprised of 19% children, 13% women and 68% men.
At 31 January 2018, there were 1287 people in immigration detention facilities, including 953 in immigration detention on the mainland and 334 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.
A further 447 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 19,129 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.
The objective of the Participatory Assessment is to provide information on specific thematic areas and guidance for planning and programming by gathering views, feedback and experiences shared directly by UNHCR’s population of concern; namely refugees and internally displaced Iraqis.
570 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
11,912 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
2,733 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
62,154 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018
62% of returnees from Pakistan (354 individuals) assisted
4% of returnees from Iran (443 individuals) assisted
85 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 1 from Pakistan
51 Special Cases, (SC) from Iran among those assisted, 36 from Pakistan
The United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team is part of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the international emergency response system for sudden-onset emergencies. UNDAC was created in 1993. It is designed to help the United Nations and governments of disaster-affected countries during the first phase of a sudden-onset emergency. UNDAC, as a tool of OCHA, also assists in the coordination of incoming international relief at national level and/or at the site of the emergency.
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
By Denis McClean
KUALA LUMPUR, 12 February 2018 - Just five months after the September earthquakes which completely destroyed 60,000 homes, more than 30,000 have been rebuilt by affected families provided with cash and technical assistance from the Mexican authorities.
In a first for Mexico, the authorities restored hope to affected communities across seven states, by issuing a total of 170,000 debit cards which allowed each family to draw up to US$8,000 to rebuild or repair their homes, in the first such experiment by the Mexican government.
Over 25,300 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain between January and September 2017, of whom more than 14,800 (58%) were unaccompanied and separated children (UASC). Arrivals in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 33% compared to Q2 2017 (14,800 vs. 11,100).
More than 13,800 unaccompanied and separated children 92% of all children who arrived to Italy through the Central Mediterranean Route were UASC.
9,483 surveys conducted with migrants in Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in 2017
Focus of the report
This report contains an analysis of the responses provided by migrants and refugees travelling along the Central and the Eastern Mediterranean routes and interviewed under IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities in 2017. Male and female migrants are systematically compared.
About DTM´s Flow Monitoring Surveys
Analysis of respondents surveyed in Romania
• Demographic profile
• Journey to Europe
• Reasons for leaving and destination countries
About DTM`s Flow Monitoring Surveys