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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.

14 Aug 2018 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

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

Elections are an important mechanism in democratic and peace processes. Their purpose is to provide citizens with an opportunity to choose freely their political leaders and allocate power peacefully. However, underlying tensions in a society and high-stake competition can also result in violent and fraudulous elections. Based on its mandate in peace, development and democracy promotion, FDFA is supporting countries in a democratic transition as they address the challenge of holding elections.

A challenge for Human Security

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.

01 Aug 2018 description

Global Overview JULY 2018

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.

25 Jul 2018 description
report IRIN

Tom Westcott

“The plight of these children is a consequence of war”

A year and a half after so-called Islamic State was kicked out of its last stronghold in Libya, 24 parentless children of its foreign fighters are growing up in a high-security, makeshift orphanage tucked away down a sidestreet in the northwestern city of Misrata.

Read more on IRIN.

24 Jul 2018 description

Key developments in Africa in the week of July 15th include increased attacks by Boko Haram in several states surrounding Nigeria, and targeted political violence in Zimbabwe and Burundi. Regular fighting also occurred in Somalia, Mali, CAR and DRC, while riots and protests dominated the political landscapes in Ghana, Kenya and North Africa.

24 Jul 2018 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

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

17 Jul 2018 description

On the week of July 8th Africa was marked by several important attacks and developments.