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16 Apr 2018 description

Executive summary

Flooding is a natural disaster that can damage large areas in the vicinity of rivers, and in the case of flash floods, also in the vicinity of smaller streams. The Global Risks Report 2017 (1) lists extreme weather events, of which flooding is the main risk in most countries, as the risk with the second highest potential impact and the highest likelihood of occurrence. It furthermore seems likely that climate change will aggravate flood impacts in many regions.

11 May 2016 description
report Council of Europe

Strasbourg, 11.05.2016 - A new report addressing the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece and “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” was published today by Tomáš Boček, the Special Representative on Migration and Refugees of the Council of Europe’s Secretary General. The report is based on his fact-finding mission to the two countries from 7 to 11 March.

13 Apr 2016 description

474 Interviews of Iranian and Pakistani migrants conducted to date by IOM in Croatia, fyROM, Slovenia, Greece, Serbia and Hungary

About DTM’s Flow Monitoring Surveys

29 Mar 2016 description

511 Interviews of Algerian and Moroccan migrants conducted to date by IOM in Croatia, fyROM, Slovenia, Greece, Serbia and Hungary.

About DTM’s Flow Monitoring Surveys

22 Mar 2016 description
report REACH Initiative


With the continued implementation of new border policies along the Western Balkans migration route, thousands more people are currently stranded en route.

18 Mar 2016 description

IOM Launches Survey: Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevalence on Eastern Mediterranean Migrant Routes

Switzerland - IOM has found that nearly 1 in 10 migrant and refugee respondents have answered positively to an indicator of the presence of human trafficking and other exploitative practices along the eastern Mediterranean migration route.

07 Mar 2016 description
report REACH Initiative

As of 3rd of March, thousands of migrants are stranded at various points along the Western Balkan corridor following the implementation of stricter border policies over the past two weeks, including more than 10,000 at Idomeni and nearly 6,000 which are waiting elsewhere in Greece. Many of these people will likely not gain passage to Europe due to new policies.

20 Jan 2016 description

Report warns refugee women on the move in Europe are at risk of sexual and gender-based violence

Press Releases, 20 January 2016

03 Nov 2015 description
report DAHLIA

Dahlia has carried out a fact-finding-mission in Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia to assess the refugee situation, meet stakeholders and asylum seekers, and attempt to highlight issues that need to be addressed.

28 Sep 2015 description
report REACH Initiative
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Recent weeks have seen a dramatic increase in the number of asylum seekers arriving to in the European Union (EU). The unprecedented number of new arrivals has not only received signi cant media attention but has also stretched the capacity of authorities, non-government organisations and civil society to respond.

11 Feb 2015 description


The MISP Readiness assessment tool was developed by the Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Reproductive Health (RH) in Crises for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 2013 to help country teams assess their readiness to provide the Minimum Initial Service Package for Reproductive Health in case of a humanitarian crisis.

30 Nov 2002 description

Brenda Pearson

Macedonia's September 15 parliamentary elections were the first since the country narrowly avoided an all-out civil war with the brokering of the Ohrid Framework Agreement by the United States and the European Union (EU) in August 2001. Macedonia's future as a unitary state largely depends upon the successful implementation of the Framework Agreement. The underlying problems that sparked the seven-month conflict between ethnic Albanian insurgents and Macedonian security forces remain unresolved and could again erupt.

16 Oct 2002 description
report Council of Europe

Strasbourg, 16 October 2002

Original version English


For the attention of the Parliamentary Assembly and the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe


I. Introduction
II. Background
III. The human rights situation in Kosovo

1. Which human rights ?
2. Who is accountable ?

26 Sep 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

A Global Overview of Internal Displacement