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29 Aug 2017 description
Just 19 deaths have been recorded in the Mediterranean so far in all of August by IOM, a sharp drop from the 689 recorded in August 2015 and 62 last year.
28 Jul 2017 description
OCHA activa Fondo de Reserva para emergencias súbitas para financiar tres proyectos para atender zonas afectadas por el conflicto, emergencia por inundaciones y restricción de movilidad.
07 Apr 2017 description
IFRC and ACAPS report envisages four different outcomes over the next six months, primarily focused on security in Libya and possible repercussions for Italy and Spain.
06 Jan 2017 description
According to the IOM, incidents off Spain, Morocco and Tunisia could add another 300 or more fatalities to the 2016 total. The year is the deadliest for migrants ever recorded by IOM in the region.
23 Dec 2016 description
In total, RMRP partners will provide assistance to 342,000 refugees and migrants, prioritising the most vulnerable new arrivals as well as those already in Europe.
16 Dec 2016 description
This is the highest yearly number IOM has ever recorded, and represents an average of 20 deaths per day, suggesting another 200-300 deaths may be recorded before year-end.
16 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam reviewed the resettlement policies of eight countries – Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
01 Nov 2016 description
The 3,940 deaths have already surpassed the total from the whole of 2015. IOM also reports that 333,384 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 30 October.
02 Sep 2016 description
With an increasing number of migrant children reported missing in Europe, questions arise about the availability, coverage and reliability of data on children migrating to and through the EU.
23 Aug 2016 description
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.
11 Dec 2015 description
The number of fatalities in the Aegean has also risen in December. The total number of recorded migrant deaths in the Mediterranean this year now stands at 3,671.
01 Dec 2015 description
Children are among the most vulnerable of the migrants and refugees travelling to Europe. More than one third of all deaths in the Aegean Sea this year have been of children, many of them infants.
30 Oct 2015 description
With the latest tragic drownings in the Aegean on Wednesday and Thursday—along with four deaths today off Spain—IOM now estimates the number of deaths on Mediterranean sea routes to Europe have surpassed 3,329 this year.
07 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is calling for 10 per cent of refugees registered in neighbouring countries to be resettled or offered admission in rich countries that have signed the UN Refugee Convention.
01 Oct 2015 description
UNHCR is planning for up to 700,000 people seeking safety and international protection in Europe in 2015 and requesting funds that can be allocated as flexibly as possible in light of the fast-evolving situation.
08 Sep 2015 description
UNHCR’s engagement in Europe will focus on providing emergency and life-saving assistance; strengthening coordination structures and the provision of advisory, technical and functional support and capacity building.
25 Aug 2015 description
Over the past 365 days, IOM has recorded 3,573 migrants who died attempting to reach Italy, Greece and Spain by sea – an average of nearly ten deaths per day.
29 Jul 2015 description
While WHO reported the lowest weekly total of confirmed cases in over a year, past experience has shown that a single high-risk case or missed contact can spark a new cluster of cases.
20 May 2015 description
The geographical area of transmission has also expanded compared with recent weeks, with a total of six districts reporting cases, compared with three the previous week.
06 May 2015 description
If no new cases are reported, the outbreak in Liberia will be declared to have ended on 9 May, which marks 42 complete days since the burial of the last confirmed case.