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17 Aug 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 63,142 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 16 August, with 26,350 to Spain, the leading destination this year. This compares with 119,137 arrivals across the region through the same period last year, and 266,423 at this point in 2016.

13 Aug 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 12 Aug 2018): 18,944
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 12 Aug 2017): 97,241
Total arrivals 1 Aug - 12 Aug 2018: 434
Total arrivals 1 Aug - 12 Aug 2017: 2,028
Average daily arrivals in August 2018 so far: 36
Average daily arrivals in July 2018: 63
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 12 Aug): 1,095
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 12 Aug): 1,522
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 12 Aug): 2,287
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 12 Aug): 2,441

12 Aug 2018 description

CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN, AUGUST 12, 2018 - Responding to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Central Mediterranean, a total of 141 people were rescued on Friday by the search and rescue vessel the Aquarius, chartered by SOS MEDITERRANEE and operated in partnership with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

07 Aug 2018 description

Between 1 January and 31 July 2018, 2,896 unaccompanied and separated children arrived in Italy by sea, representing 16% of all sea arrivals in this period. Consistent with an overall decrease in sea arrivals this year so far, the numbers of UASC reaching Italian shores in the first seven months of 2018 are considerably lower than in the same period last year, when over 12,600 landed in Italy. However, the proportion of UASC among sea arrivals in the January-July 2018 period (16%) is only slightly higher than in January-July 2017 (13%).

07 Aug 2018 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 July 2018, 18,510 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is an 81 per cent decrease compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (95,213). Just over 1,900 persons reached Italian shores in July 2018, a significant reduction compared to arrivals in June (3,136) and May (3,963). The reduction is even more significant when compared to the numbers of refugees and migrants crossing the sea to Italy in June 2017, when 11,461 registered at landing points.

06 Aug 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 05 Aug 2018): 18,785

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 05 Aug 2017): 96,247

Total arrivals 1 Aug - 05 Aug 2018 275

Total arrivals 1 Aug - 05 Aug 2017 1,034

Average daily arrivals in August 2018 so far: 55

Average daily arrivals in July 2018: 63

Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 05 Aug) 1,095

Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 05 Aug) 1,511

Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 05 Aug) 2,287

Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 05 Aug) 2,438

03 Aug 2018 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 30 June 2018, 16,566 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is a 80% decrease compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (83,752). Just over 3,100 refugees and migrants arrived by sea in June 2018, a decrease compared to the 3,900 who reached Italian shores in May and a significant reduction compared to the 23,500 refugees and migrants who crossed the sea, mostly from North Africa, in June 2017.

03 Aug 2018 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 May 2018, 13,430 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is a 78% decrease compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (60,228). Over 3,900 refugees and migrants reached Italian shores in May, which is an increase compared to numbers registered in February, March and April. However, monthly arrivals are significantly lower than in May 2017, when almost 23,000 were registered at landing points in southern Italy.

02 Aug 2018 description

IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain a better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, exit, and transit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centres).

01 Aug 2018 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

REGIONAL

Migration takes center stage at EU summit

01 Aug 2018 description

Au Mali, le nombre d’individus observés aux 10 Points de suivi des flux en juin 2018 était de 7 194 (3 782 entrants et 3 412 sortants). Le nombre moyen d’individu identifiés en juin 2018 était de 240 personnes par jour, représentant une baisse de 16% par rapport au mois précédent. Les ressortissants Maliens, Guinéens, Ivoiriens, Sénégalais et Gambiens représentaient 82% des migrants identifiés. 83% des migrants étaient des hommes et 5% d’entre eux étaient des mineurs. L’Algérie, la Mauritanie, le Niger et le Burkina Faso sont les principaux points de transit après le Mali.

01 Aug 2018 description

Au Mali, le nombre d’individus observés aux différents points de suivi des flux depuis le 30 juin 2016 est de 117 575 (33 281 entrées et 84 294 sorties). Ceci représente une moyenne de 161 individus par jour. Les guinéens, sénégalais, ivoiriens et gambiens représentent la majorité des migrants identifiés. 89% des migrants sont des hommes, et 7% d’entre eux sont des mineurs. La majorité indique vouloir se rendre en Algérie et en Libye, tandis que 37% déclarant vouloir se rendre en Europe, principalement en Italie et en Espagne.

31 Jul 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 57,571 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through 29 July 2018. That total compares to 112,375 at this time last year.

Spain is currently the main arrival-by-sea country in the Mediterranean with 22,858 migrants arriving since the beginning of the year and 1,866 of them arriving since 25 July alone. This is approximately 16,345 more migrants than arrived in Spain in the same period in 2017.

30 Jul 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 22 Jul 2018): 17,922
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 22 Jul 2017): 94,688

Total arrivals 1 Jul - 22 Jul 2018 1,356
Total arrivals 1 Jul - 22 Jul 2017 10,936

Average daily arrivals in July 2018 so far: 47
Average daily arrivals in June 2018: 105

Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 22 Jul) 1,081
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 22 Jul) 1,487

25 Jul 2018 description

FOREWORD

In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

23 Jul 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 22 Jul 2018): 17,875
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 22 Jul 2017): 93,326
Total arrivals 1 Jul - 22 Jul 2018 1,309
Total arrivals 1 Jul - 22 Jul 2017 9,574
Average daily arrivals in July 2018 so far: 60
Average daily arrivals in June 2018: 105
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 22 Jul) 1,081
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 22 Jul) 1,477
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 22 Jul) 2,260
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 22 Jul) 2,402

20 Jul 2018 description

Arrivals

48,300 in Q1+Q2 2018
102,800 in Q1+Q2 2017

178,500 in 2017
362,300 in 2016

Dead and Missing

1,288 in Q1+Q2 2018
2,301 in Q1+Q2 2017

3,139 in 2017
5,096 in 2016

20 Jul 2018 description
report European Union

EU Frontex

In the first half of 2018, the total number of irregular border crossings into the EU nearly halved from a year ago to about 60 430, mainly because of lower migratory pressure on the Central Mediterranean route.

In June, some 13 100 irregular crossings were detected on the main migratory routes into the EU, 56% fewer than in the same month of last year.

Western Mediterranean