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GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.
In 2016, Doctors of the World Belgium began providing medical care and psychological counseling to asylum seekers at two centers in Croatia.
Syrians, Iraqis, Pakistanis and Iranians are among those living at the centers who have fled due to dire circumstances such as war, persecution and crippling poverty.
In Croatia, our team consists of general health practitioners, nurses, community workers and interpreters who provide primary healthcare check ups and conduct health screenings of newly arrived applicants to ensure their well being and protection.
As at end December 2017, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) required US$24.7 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million crisis-affected people in 38 countries. Together the appeals were funded at $13.8 billion, or 54% of requirements. Funding for the appeals in 2017 fell 46% short of requirements, with $10.9 billion outstanding.
HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS
The overall situation remained stable with 4,196 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants counted in Serbia on 14 January 2018. 3,921 (or 94%) of them are housed in 18 governmental centres, while some 170, mostly men, continued sleeping in informal locations in Belgrade city centre and smaller groups near borders with Croatia or Hungary.
THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid,
and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,
Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,
176,042 Total arrivals to Europe
164,754 Total arrivals to Europe by sea
11,288 Total arrivals to Europe by land
Total (observed) arrivals – December: 364
Total (observed) arrivals - November: 643
Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - December: 58
Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - November: 68
Total occupancy of government centres – end December: 4,100
Total occupancy of government centres - end November: 3,950
Total presence of refugees/migrants/asylum-seekers – end December: 4,300
Total presence of refugees/migrants/asylum-seekers – end November: 4,300
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Health threats reported in 2017
In 2017, a variety of emerging and reemerging infectious disease threats were reported in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). Most of the threats began in 2016, including chikungunya in Pakistan, or were already endemic in the country, for example, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Afghanistan. However, new threats, such as diphtheria in Yemen, have also been observed this year.
This report focuses on lessons learned by WFP from the Ready to Respond project, a joint UN humanitarian preparedness programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Ready to Respond was instigated in late 2013 by UNICEF and WFP, who were joined in 2015 by OCHA and UNHCR. DFID’s support enabled the agencies to implement a wide range of preparedness activities, aiming at reinforcing their own capacity and the capacity of partners in being better prepared to respond to disasters.
In the framework of the EU-TUR Statement. Source: Press Releases, Greek Ministry of Citizen Protection.
The vast majority of those returned to Turkey are nationals from countries other than Syria. The majority are Pakistani nationals (42 per cent of total). Syrians constitute 15 per cent of the total number of those returned, and are followed by Algerians, Bangladeshis and Afghans.
Global Overview DECEMBER 2017
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
Between 1 January 2017 and 30 November 2017, 171,300 refugees and migrants arrived by sea and land to Europe (Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus only, including arrivals to the Canary Islands and by land to Spain). While sea arrivals to Europe in November were 51% lower than last year, largely due to fewer people crossing from Libya, higher numbers crossed from Libya in November than in October while Spain recorded the highest number of land and sea arrivals this year.
549 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia
32% of registered refugees and migrants were minors
15 Applications for asylum
0 Persons granted refugee status
0 Persons granted subsidiary protection
Vienna, Geneva - The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's Sixteenth Meeting of the States Parties (16MSP) has concluded in Vienna, Austria, recording success in stockpile destruction with Belarus announcing it had destroyed over three million stockpiled landmines bringing to 159 the number of States that no longer have destruction obligations under the Convention. With Belarus' stockpile destruction, the States Parties have now destroyed more than 51 million landmines.
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3,300 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis of data available to EKKA (as of 15 December 2017)
1,104 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 15 December, including 15 vacant places)
2,256 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 15 December 2017) including:
- 442 in Reception and Identification Centers
74 in protective custody
Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action: