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This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 20 countries in Europe in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 113 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.
Global Overview MAY 2018
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
In April, nearly 7,300 refugees and migrants entered Europe via Italy, Greece and Spain, bringing the number of refugees and migrants who have arrived by land and sea routes to these three countries to nearly 24,300 in the first four months of 2018. This marks a significant decrease of 49% compared to the first four months of 2017, a period in which just over 48,000 refugees and migrants entered Europe via these three countries.
Desde que comenzara el año 2018, más de 8.000 personas han llegado a Europa buscando un futuro mejor, lejos de la violencia que sufren en sus países de origen. Además, 368 han perdido la vida en el intento o han desaparecido.
En 2017, 178.547 personas refugiadas y migrantes llegaron a Europa tanto por mar como por tierra. Los principales países receptores son Grecia, Italia, España y Chipre. Un 16% de las personas que han llegados son niños, mientras que un 12% son mujeres y el 72% hombres.
In March, just over 4,400 refugees and migrants entered Europe via Italy,
Greece and Spain. Arrivals to Greece (1,250 versus 2,400) increased by almost 100% while arrivals through routes to Spain (1,500 versus 1,300) and Italy (1,050 versus 1,060) remained consistent with the previous month. In the first three months of the year some 16,640 refugees and migrants arrived to Europe by sea compared to nearly 31,000 that arrived in the same period last year, marking a 106% decrease.
Situation at check points: The Border Guard Service recorded 1,021,600 crossings of the line of contact during the month. Long queues continued to be reported by UNHCR’s partner R2P.
Winterization: Unusually cold conditions persisted throughout March; UNHCR continued with winter assistance plan distributing coal, winter-cash assistance and warm clothes.
Legal Assistance: In March, UNHCR and its partners provided primary legal assistance to more than 2,300 people.
Situational overview: February 2018 saw the lowest monthlyrecorded civilian casualties during the entire conflict period.
Protection concerns: Freezing temperatures winter conditions; UNHCR continued implementation of its winter assistance plan.
Assistance provided: In February, UNHCR provided winterization, non-food items (NFIs), and shelter assistance to more than 6,600 people.
• El proyecto se lleva a cabo en siete ciudades europeas de Reino Unido, Francia, Austria, Dinamarca, Italia, Eslovenia y Chipre.
• Está cofinanciado por la Dirección General de Empleo, Asuntos Sociales e Inclusión de la Comisión Europea.
Global Overview MARCH 2018
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
In February, just under 3,900 refugees and migrants entered Europe via Italy, Greece and Spain, less than half the number that entered in January. With lower numbers of people crossing from North Africa to Italy by sea compared to last year, the route to Spain experienced the most movement of the three Mediterranean routes with over 1,500 arrivals, followed by the route to Greece with over 1,200 and less than 1,100 to Italy.
The updated AIDA Country Report on Spain tracks recent developments in the asylum procedure, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and content of international protection throughout 2017. Spain registered 31,738 asylum seekers, almost doubling the number of applicants in 2016.
La Organización cuenta con 2.421 plazas de acogida en 46 provincias para estas personas solicitantes de asilo.
La intervención de Cruz Roja consta de varias fases que cubren desde la primera acogida hasta la integración y autonomía de los participantes, con una duración de 18 a 24 meses.
Cruz Roja está incrementando su intervención con personas refugiadas, dentro y fuera de nuestro país.
7 March 2018
A few days ago, we celebrated the centenary year of Nelson Mandela’s birth. We spoke of his example; his fortitude, his suffering and compassion, while recalling also the declaration that he and my predecessor Mary Robinson signed in 2000 on diversity and tolerance.
The UN Refugee agency has been working in Ukraine since 1994 and established a country office the following year. A host country agreement was signed in September 1996.
Ukraine acceded to the 1951 Convention relating to the status of refugees and the 1967 Protocol in 2002. A 2011 law regulates the treatment of refugees and other persons of concern in Ukraine In 2013, Ukraine acceded to the two UN Conventions relating to the status of stateless persons (1954) and on the reduction of statelessness (1961).
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Global Overview FEBRUARY 2018
Situational overview: The security situation in eastern Ukraine progressively deteriorated, with four civilian fatalities recorded during January.
Protection concerns: Freezing temperatures winter conditions;
UNHCR continued implementation of its winter assistance plan.
Assistance provided: In January, UNHCR provided winterization, non-food items (NFIs), and shelter assistance to more than 6,600 people.
Situational overview: The security situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorated in the first half of December, with more than 26,000 ceasefire violations recorded.
Protection concerns: The protection environment remains difficult due to harsh winter conditions; UNHCR began implementation of its winter assistance plan.
Assistance provided: In December, UNHCR provided winterization, non-food items (NFIs), and emergency shelter assistance to more than 22,000 people.
TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES
Between 1 and 31 January 2018, over 8,000 people arrived via the Mediterranean to Europe, an 11% increase compared to the same month in 2017 during which over 7,200 arrived. Arrivals duing January comprised of 19% children, 13% women and 68% men.