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20 Feb 2019 description

IOM works with national and local authorities 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).

20 Feb 2019 description

In 2018 refugee and migrant sea arrivals from Libya to Europe have been at an unprecedented low since the onset of refugee and migrant sea arrivals from 2011 onwards: only 15,342 refugees and migrants arrived from Libya in 2018, a seven-fold decrease compared to the previous year.1 Interceptions and returns to Libya, operated by the Libyan Coast Guard (LCG), increased drastically, with 47 per cent of all individuals who left Libya by boat being returned to the country, 15,235 individuals.2 At the same time, the risk of death at sea doubled from two per cent in 2017 to four per cent in …

18 Feb 2019 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.

18 Feb 2019 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Feb 2019): 227
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Feb 2018): 4,858
Total arrivals 1 Feb - 17 Feb 2019: 25
Total arrivals 1 Feb - 17 Feb 2018: 676
Average daily arrivals in February 2019 so far: 1
Average daily arrivals in January 2019: 7

18 Feb 2019 description

Total Arrivals

2018: 141,500
2017: 185,100
2016: 373,700
2015: 1,032,400

Between 1 January and 31 December 2018, some 141,500 refugees and migrants arrived via the three Mediterranean routes from North Africa and Turkey. Most crossed the Western Mediterranean from Morocco and Algeria to Spain. Arrivals in 2018 most commonly originated from Guinea, Morocco, Mali and the Syrian Arab Republic.

In 2018, 64% of arrivals were men, 15% women and 22% children.

17 Feb 2019 description


Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, amending Regulations (EU) No 1296/2013, (EU) No 1301/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU)
No 1304/2013, (EU) No 1309/2013, (EU) No 1316/2013, (EU) No 223/2014, (EU) No 283/2014, and Decision No 541/2014/EU and repealing Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/20121 , and in particular Article 110 thereof,

15 Feb 2019 description

Banjul – The voluntary return of Gambians to their homes is averaging about 143 men and women per month since the start of 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported this week, or the equivalent of one medium-sized charter flight every four weeks.

14 Feb 2019 description

The flow monitoring surveys are part of the IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) data collection activities in West and Central Africa, East and Horn of Africa, Libya and Europe (Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo1, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Spain), that are conducted within the framework of IOM’s research on populations on the move through Africa, the Mediterranean and Western Balkans. Data was collected between January 2017 and June 2018 in the above mentioned countries.

14 Feb 2019 description
report European Union

In the first month of 2019, the number of detections of illegal border crossings on Europe’s main migratory routes fell by a third compared to December to 6 760. The total was a fifth less than in January 2018 because of the lower number of migrants taking the Central Mediterranean route.

13 Feb 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch

Ils sont 200 détenus dans des prisons et camps sordides en Libye, Syrie et Irak

(Tunis) – Les responsables tunisiens ont tardé à faciliter le retour d’enfants tunisiens qui sont actuellement détenus sans inculpation à l’étranger, dans des prisons ou des camps mis en place pour les familles de membres de l’État islamique (EI, ou Daech), a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui. La plupart de ces enfants sont détenus avec leur mère, mais au moins six sont orphelins.

12 Feb 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch
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200 Held in Squalid Camps and Prisons in Libya, Syria, Iraq

(Tunis) – Tunisian officials have been dragging their feet on helping bring home Tunisian children held without charge in foreign camps and prisons for families of Islamic State (also known as ISIS) members, Human Rights Watch said today. Most of the children are held with their mothers, but at least six are orphans.

11 Feb 2019 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 10 Feb 2019): 202
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 10 Feb 2018): 4,733
Total arrivals 1 Feb - 10 Feb 2019: 0
Total arrivals 1 Feb - 10 Feb 2018: 551
Average daily arrivals in February 2019 so far: 0
Average daily arrivals in January 2019: 7

07 Feb 2019 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2009 and FY 2018, USAID’s Office of U.S.

05 Feb 2019 description

Arrivals to Europe between January and June 2018

Between January and June 2018, 10,404 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain of whom 4,684 (45%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC). Arrival of children overall in the first half of 2018 dropped by 37% compared to the same period in 2017 (16,524).


04 Feb 2019 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 03 Feb 2019): 202
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 03 Feb 2018): 4,569
Total arrivals 1 Feb - 03 Feb 2019 0
Total arrivals 1 Feb - 03 Feb 2018 387
Average daily arrivals in February 2019 so far: 0
Average daily arrivals in January 2019: 7

01 Feb 2019 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

monthly trend report covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

Scope: This bulletin covers mixed migration trends in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, Spain, Greece and Italy.