the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
- FYR Macedonia: Cold Wave - Jan 2017
- FYR Macedonia: Flash Floods - Aug 2016
- FYR Macedonia: Flash Floods and Mudslides - Aug 2015
- South-Eastern Europe: Floods - Feb 2015
- FYR Macedonia: Cold Wave - Dec 2014
- FYR Macedonia: Floods - Feb 2013
- Europe/Northern Africa: Cold Wave - Jan 2012
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Forest Fires - Jul 2007
- Central/Eastern Europe: Heat Wave - Jul 2007
FACTS & FIGURES
Over 815 000 refugees and migrants crossed through the country in 2015
EU humanitarian funding: over € 4.7 million since the start of the refugee crisis in 2015
Extreme or very high danger in southern and eastern Portugal; southern and central Spain and Mallorca; southern Corsica and the Mediterranean region of France; Sicily, Sardinia and southern and central Italy; coastal Croatia; central Albania; eastern Hungary; northern and eastern Serbia; former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; central Kosovo under UNSCR 1244; parts of south-west Romania; south-east and north-west Bulgaria; southern mainland Greece and the Cyclades islands; parts of central Cyprus; central and south-west Turkey.
Extreme or very high danger in southern, central and eastern Portugal, the eastern Canary Islands and south, central and north-east Spain; northern Corsica and the Mediterranean coast of France; Sicily, Sardinia, and southern mainland Italy; Malta; most of Kosovo under UNSCR 1244; most of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; central Albania; parts of south-eastern Romania, parts of southern Bulgaria; southern Crete and south-east mainland Greece; central Cyprus; central, east and west Turkey.
Today the European Commission has announced €150 000 in humanitarian assistance to support people affected by the recent flash floods and landslides in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This follows EU support mobilised via the Civil Protection Mechanism for the country earlier this week.
Today the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has activated the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism following recent flash floods and landslides that caused multiple casualties in the outskirts of its capital city Skopje.
A team of technical experts will be deployed today, 9 August, to assess the damage caused and to provide recommendations to the national and local civil protection authorities.
• Heavy rain affected several parts of the capital city of Skopje over the last few days causing flash floods. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded in Skopje over 6-7 August.
• National authorities, as of 8 August, reported that 21 people have died, 70 have been injured and over 1 000 have been evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.
Last week's public announcements on possible changes in the border regime have created a volatile situation regarding future humanitarian needs. Last week the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia /Greece crossing point was closed to refugees for 36 hours. This action created a decrease in arrivals along the route and a small backlog (up to 6 000) persons stranded in Greece at the border outside of camps.
The European Commission is to release further emergency humanitarian aid of €13 million, aimed at supporting refugees along the Western Balkans route. The support will principally go to refugees in Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Total Humanitarian Aid (HA) funds 2012–2015 allocated to the Syria crisis € 1.044 Billion EUR
€883M already allocated in Syria and neighbouring countries between 2012 – 2015.
The European Commission has also successfully delivered an additional humanitarian aid package of €200M for Syria crisis and Iraq