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Serbia: Inter-Agency Operational Update (15 - 21 September 2015)

Situation Report
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  • The number of refugee arrivals from fYR Macedonia averaged 4,200 in the reporting period. Registration capacities have been stepped up to around 1,800 persons/day in Preševo and 500/day elsewhere.

  • As of 21 September 2015, 137,520 PoCs expressed intent to seek asylum in Serbia.

  • The UN is assisting the Serbian Government and civil society to respond to the most urgent needs of refugees and migrants, including coordination, registration, food, water, temporary shelter, health care, hygiene and child care. UNHCR is coordinating the UN response which also involves the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as the World Food Programme (WFP).

  • Government of Serbia began preparing 3 new refugee aid points near Kikinda (border with Romania) and Sombor and Šid (border with Croatia), in view of the changed refugee route due to Serbia/Hungary border closure.