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24 Nov 2017 description

CONTENTS

  1. Measuring irregular migration: Innovative data practices
    Solon Ardittis and Frank Laczko

  2. Measuring unsafe migration: The challenge of collecting accurate data on migrant fatalities
    Ann Singleton, Frank Laczko and Julia Black

  3. A new approach: Displacement Tracking Matrix Comprehensive Migration Flows Survey Model
    Michelle Münstermann and Vivianne van der Vorst

21 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • On 19 November, 4,240 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,865 were housed in 18 governmental centres.

18 Nov 2017 description

Women refugees and migrants in Serbia have got a place of their own and a support team to help them build a post-conflict life free from violence and poverty.

“This reminds me of home. We used to have our own hall for women only where we would gather every other day, organize different celebrations and courses and exercise.“ So says Sayarah from Afghanistan at the opening of the Women’s Center in ADRA Community center in Belgrade on November 1 with support of UN Women Serbia.

14 Nov 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13066

SECURITY COUNCIL
8100TH MEETING (AM)

Russian Federation Says Pristina Could Stoke Ethno‑Religious Conflict, as United States Declares UNMIK Mandate Fulfilled

Kosovo’s peaceful and orderly municipal elections on 19 October had seen a significant increase in participation by ethnic Serbs in areas where they formed the majority, the Secretary‑General’s Special Representative and Head of the United Nations mission there told the Security Council today.

13 Nov 2017 description

 **HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS **

  • On 12 November, 4,262 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,938 were accommodated in the 18 government centres - representing 92% of the total caseload (see the Joint Assessment of Government Centres for improvements and gaps in reception conditions, now also available as app on: http://www.unhcr.rs/CentreProfiling/overview.php. 

12 Nov 2017 description

Total (observed) arrivals – October: 1,017
Total (observed) arrivals - September: 673

Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - October: 69
Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - September: 28

Total occupancy of government centres – end October: 4,100
Total occupancy of government centres - end September: 3,900

07 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 29 October-4 November 2017 and includes updates on chikungunya, Legionnaires' disease, malaria, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), influenza A(H7N9), plague, poliomyelitis, seasonal influenza and West Nile virus. Access the full set of maps, graphs and visuals for the CDTR at: http://ecdc.europa.eu/cdtr

07 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 8-14 October 2017 and includes updates on West Nile virus, chikungunya, influenza, Legionnaires' disease and plague.

06 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • On 5 November, 4,585 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 4,102 were accommodated in the 18 government centres - representing 89% of the total caseload (see the Joint Assessment of Government Centres for improvements and gaps in reception conditions, now also available as app on: http://www.unhcr.rs/CentreProfiling/overview.php.

06 Nov 2017 description
report UN Security Council

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

I. Introduction and Mission priorities

30 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

30 Oct 2017 description

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Highlights

26 Oct 2017 description

KEY INDICATORS

589 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

34% of registered refugees and migrants were minors

2 Applications for asylum

0 Persons granted refugee status

1 Persons granted subsidiary protection

26 Oct 2017 description

The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices

Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan

There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.

24 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

A severe and prolonged heat wave stifled much of Central Europe this summer, buckling train tracks in Serbia and forcing at least 10 countries to issue red alerts for health concerns and water conservation. Once a rare nuisance, extreme weather events like this are becoming more commonplace throughout the region – and more dangerous.

Climate extremes – a new normal?

24 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • On 22 October, 4,258 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,743 were housed in 18 governmental centres (below chart as well as our Joint Assessment of Government Centres refer).

21 Oct 2017 description

Executive Summary

As of August 2017, some 69,174 refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants were in situations of limbo across Greece and the Western Balkans. Their wait – for refugee status determination, relocation, family reunification or some other way to reach protection in their planned destinations across central and northern Europe – is characterised by limited information, uncertainty about the future and a growing sense of hopelessness.