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16 Apr 2018 description

(The charts below are based on figures from the Italian Ministry of Interior and UNHCR estimates. All figures are provisional and subject to change)

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 15 Apr 2018): 7,439
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 15 Apr 2017): 28,930

Total arrivals 1 Apr - 15 Apr 2018 1,143
Total arrivals 1 Apr - 15 Apr 2017 4,638

Average daily arrivals in April 2018 so far: 76
Average daily arrivals in March 2018: 34

Dead and missing in 2018 (as of 15 Apr) 517

Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 15 Apr) 979

13 Apr 2018 description

Key Figures

6,296 Sea Arrivals

927 UASC Sea Arrivals

18,916 Asylum applications

173,150 Persons in reception

Overview and developments

13 Apr 2018 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 March 2018, 6,296 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is a 74% decrease compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (24,292). Sea arrivals in March 2018 (1,049) were lower than in any other month since late 2013. Greater engagement of the Libyan Coast Guard in search and rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean has likely contributed to lesser arrivals in Italy compared to last yea

13 Apr 2018 description

Between 1 January and 31 March 2018, 1,163 children arrived in Italy by sea, of whom 927 were unaccompanied and separated children (UASC). UASC arrival numbers in the first three months of 2018 dropped by 73%, compared to the same period last year. So far in 2018, UASC represent 15% of all sea arrivals.

12 Apr 2018 description
report UN News Service

Malgré la diminution globale du nombre de réfugiés et de migrants arrivés en Europe l’année dernière, les dangers auxquels nombreux d’entre eux sont confrontés dans certaines situations ont augmenté comme l’indique un nouveau rapport du HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, qui décrit l’évolution des tendances dans leurs déplacements.

11 Apr 2018 description

UNHCR Desperate Journeys report provides snapshot of changing refugee movements to Europe

Despite a drop in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to a new report by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, setting out changing patterns of movement.

11 Apr 2018 description

(The charts below are based on figures from the Italian Ministry of Interior and UNHCR estimates. All figures are provisional and subject to change)

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 08 Apr 2018): 6,862
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 08 Apr 2017): 26,907
Total arrivals 1 Apr - 08 Apr 2018 566
Total arrivals 1 Apr - 08 Apr 2017 2,615
Average daily arrivals in April 2018 so far: 71
Average daily arrivals in March 2018: 34
Dead and missing in 2018 (as of 08 Apr) 501
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 08 Apr) 874
Dead and missing in 2017 3,139

06 Apr 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 15,289 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through the first 95 days of 2018, with about 44 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece (33%) Spain (23%) and Cyprus (less than 1%).

This compares with 31,060 at this point in 2017, and with 172,089 at this point in March in 2016.

IOM Rome’s Flavio Di Giacomo on Thursday shared data released this week in Italy concerning the top 11 countries of origin where arriving migrants are coming from (see chart below).

03 Apr 2018 description

(The charts below are based on figures from the Italian Ministry of Interior and UNHCR estimates. All figures are provisional and subject to change)

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 01 Apr 2018): 6,295
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 01 Apr 2017): 24,292
Total arrivals 1 Apr - 01 Apr 2018 0
Total arrivals 1 Apr - 01 Apr 2017 0
Average daily arrivals in April 2018 so far: 0
Average daily arrivals in March 2018: 34
Dead and missing in 2018 (as of 01 Apr) 489
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 01 Apr) 870
Dead and missing in 2017 3,139

03 Apr 2018 description

12,736 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE IN 2018 10,566 ARRIVALS BY SEA IN 2018 2,170 ARRIVALS BY LAND IN 2017 20,200 ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY THE END OF FEBRUARY 2017

Highlights

02 Apr 2018 description

The Desert Locust situation continued to remain calm during March

01 Apr 2018 description

Updates on achievements

Since 8 December 2014, beginning with a pilot return activity that later expanded, UNHCR has assisted Somali refugees returning to Somalia with return and reintegration assistance. Somali refugee returnees who opt for voluntary repatriation under the UNHCR programme receive an enhanced return package to support their reintegration and to ensure the sustainability of returns. In the chapters below are achievements made during the month of February.

Protection and return management

29 Mar 2018 description

Between 1 January and 28 February 2018, 747 unaccompanied and separated children arrived in Italy by sea, representing 14% of all sea arrivals in this period. In the same period last year, 1,875 UASC were registered at landing points. Consistently with the overall decrease in sea arrivals, UASC arrivals have dropped by 60%.

29 Mar 2018 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 28 February 2018, 5,247 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is a 61% decrease compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (13,439). Monthly sea arrivals in February 2018 stood at 1,058. This was the lowest number of monthly arrivals on Italian shores since late 2013.

Nationality of arrivals

29 Mar 2018 description

Key Figures

5,247 Sea Arrivals
747 UASC Sea Arrivals
12,816 Asylum applications
178,778 Persons in reception

Overview and developments

27 Mar 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Mar 2018): 6,163
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Mar 2017): 21,866
Total arrivals 1 Mar - 25 Mar 2018 916
Total arrivals 1 Mar - 25 Mar 2017 8,427
Average daily arrivals in March 2018 so far: 37
Average daily arrivals in February 2018: 38
Dead and missing in 2018 (as of 25 Mar) 489
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 25 Mar) 855
Dead and missing in 2017 3,139

20 Mar 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 12,983 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through the first 11 weeks of 2018, with about 47 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece (30%) Spain (22%) and Cyprus (less than 1%). This compares with 21,058 at this point in 2017.