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08 Sep 2016 description

There has been a recent increase in efforts to integrate sexual and reproductive health into emergency and disaster risk management for health have yielded many lessons. These efforts take a non-linear path based on opportunities, honest reflection and iterative processes. Further, where response capacity is overwhelmed in spite of preparedness efforts, adaptability and flexibility are essential to continuous improvement.

15 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ 15,775 refugees and migrants crossed the border into fYR Macedonia during 1- 7 January 2016, with a daily average of 2,254. Since UNHCR began monitoring departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 some 703,055 refugees and migrants have departed.

25 Dec 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ 20,774 refugees and migrants crossed the border into fYR Macedonia during the reporting period 11-17 December, with a daily average of 2,968. Since UNHCR began monitoring departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 some 648,178 refugees and migrants have departed.

■ Intention to apply for asylum: 348,017 applications have been filed from 19 June through 17 December 2015 (source: Ministry of Interior).

11 Dec 2015 description

JOANNA KAKISSIS

Macedonia has introduced strict border controls, saying it's trying to separate economic migrants from refugees fleeing war. The result is thousands of asylum seekers who are now stranded in Greece, a country that has allowed migrants to pass through, but does not want them to stay.

Read the full report here.

15 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ 51,055 refugees and migrants have crossed the border into fyR Macedonia during the reporting period 28 October - 03 November with a daily average of 7,294. Since UNHCR began monitoring the departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 some 470,000 refugees and migrants have departed.

Intention to apply for asylum: 207,905 applications have been filed from 19 June to 03 November 2015 (source: Ministry of Interior).

Operational Context

06 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ 54,212 refugees and migrants have crossed the border into fyR Macedonia during the reporting period 21 – 27 October with a daily average of 7,745. Since UNHCR began monitoring the departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 some 420,000 refugees and migrants have departed.

Intention to apply for asylum: 182,978 applications have been filed from 19 June to 27 October 2015 (source: Ministry of Interior).

Operational Context

29 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS
- 40,603 refugees and migrants have crossed the border into fyR Macedonia during the reporting period 14 – 20 October with a daily average of 5,800. On 18 October the number peaked with 10,005 refugees and migrants; an all-time high. Since UNHCR began monitoring the departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 more than 365,654 refugees and migrants have departed.

13 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 42,152 refugees and migrants have crossed the border into fyR Macedonia during the reporting period 07 – 13 October with a daily average of more than 6,000. On 7 October the number peaked with 7,816 refugees and migrants. Since UNHCR began monitoring the departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 more than 325,000 refugees and migrants have departed.
06 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 32,486 refugees and migrants have crossed the border into fyR Macedonia during the reporting period 30 September – 06 October with a daily average of more than 4,600. The number of Afghans continue to be high and now constitutes 14% of the total new arrivals up from 11% during last reporting period according to the statistics of the Ministry of Interior. Since UNHCR began monitoring the departures from Gevgelija on 1 July 2015 more than 282,000 refugees and migrants have departed.

KEY FIGURES

29 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ More than 35,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the border into fyR Macedonia during the reporting period 16-22 September with a daily average of more than 5,000. Assistance with food,
NFIs, counselling, medical and psychosocial services, child friendly spaces and monitoring have been stepped up and registration is ongoing 24/7.

23 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ The average daily influx of refugees in September is more than 5,000 refugees and during the reporting period from 09 - 15 September the figure has risen to above 6,000 per day with an all-time high of 8,660 alone on 13 September. Assistance with food, NFIs, counselling, medical and psychosocial services, child friendly spaces and monitoring have been stepped up and registration is ongoing 24/7.

■ The train prices have increased considerably by 150%. Advocacy efforts are ongoing to revert this decision.

15 Sep 2015 description

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 aid1 , and in particular Article 2(a), Article 4 and Article 13 thereof,
Having regard to Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 2 , and in particular Article 84(2) thereof,

Whereas:

08 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

■ The presence of twelve new data entry clerks, from the Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) and financed by UNHCR, as well as the new software has increased the pace of registration.