Europe

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Arrivals to Europe
1,239
By sea
By land
As of
Arrivals to Europe
95,348
2020
128,536
2019
147,683
2018
188,372
2017
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
39
2021
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
1,368
2020
1,885
2019
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Recent trends in arrivals and registrations

Country or area

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
31 Dec - 06 Jan

Current week
07 Jan - 13 Jan

First Arrival Countries

Greece

0

11

100%

Italy

290

70

-75%

Spain

1,456

88

-93%

Total*

1,746

169

-90%

Registered Migrants in Other Countries and Areas

Bosnia and Herzegovina

104

132

26%

Montenegro

17

0

-100%

Romania

43

145

237%

Serbia

512

576

12%

Total*

676

853

26%

* Arrivals to Cyprus are not available for this period.
** Arrivals include also other countries or areas for which data are available on a monthly basis and not on a weekly basis.

 Main countries or areas of origin for arrivals in Europe in 2020 as of Q1:

To Italy[1]: Bangladesh (14%), Côte d´Ivoire (14%), Sudan (10%), Algeria (9%), Morocco (7%).

To Greece: Afghanistan (39%), Syrian Arab Republic (25%), Somalia (6%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (5%), Iraq (4%).

To Spain: Algeria (33%), unspecified Sub-Saharan nationals (28%), Morocco (17%), Guinea (5%), Côte d´Ivoire (5%),

To Malta: Sudan (33%), Bangladesh (17%), Somalia (15%),  Eritrea[2](10%), Morocco (3%).

To Bulgaria[3]: Afghanistan (32%), Iraq (20%), Turkey (11%), Syrian Arab Republic (8%), Iran (7%).

 

[1] The information on nationality breakdown provided is based on the nationality declared by migrants as reported by the Italian Ministry of Interior.

[2] The information on nationality breakdown provided in this summary is based on the nationality declared by migrants as reported by the Maltese authorities.

[3] Nationality of persons registered at entry to Bulgaria.

 

From 25 July to 5 August 2020, IOM surveyed 164 Myanmar migrants in the Mueang Ranong district of Ranong province in order to better understand their situation and vulnerabilities following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Thailand.

Pendant le mois de septembre 2020, 7 540 mouvements ont été observés aux points de suivi des flux de population à Djibouti, soit une moyenne journalière de 251 mouvements.

During the month of September 2020, 7,540 movements were observed at flow monitoring points in Djibouti representing a daily average of 251 movements. This is an increase of 1% in comparison of the 248 daily average movements observed in August. 

In Week 42, from 11 October 2020 to 17 October 2020, a total of 4,496 movements were observed at various flow monitoring points (FMP) across Somalia, of which 75 per cent were incoming flow

This Middle East and North Africa (MENA) report summarizes mobility restrictio

Le suivi des urgences a pour but de recueillir des informations sur les mouvements importants et soudains de populations. Les informations sont collectées à travers des entretiens avec des informateurs clés ou des observations directes.

The objective of the Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is to collect information on large and sudden population movements.

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has affected global mobility in the form of various travel disruptions and restrictions. To better understand how COVID-19 affects global mobility, DTM has developed a COVID-19 database mapping the different restrictions to provide a global overview.

This situation report reflects the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on IDPs from 

This situation report reflects the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on IDPs from 27 August to 11 September 2020.

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has affected global mobility in the form of various travel disruptions

Following the border closure in Ethiopia and due to the stricter border management policies in Yemen, some of the migrants who were transiting through Djibouti on their way to or from the Arabian Peninsula found themselves stranded in the country.

Suite à la fermeture des frontières en Ethiopie et aux renforcements des contrôles frontaliers au Yémen, certains des migrants qui transitaient par Djibouti en partance ou de retour de la Péninsule Arabique se sont retrouvés bloqués à Djibouti.

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM), there are more than 4.6 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory, 3.6 million of whom are seeking international protection.

Afin de mieux comprendre les mouvements et tendances migratoires en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, l’OIM, à travers la Matrice de suivi des déplacements (Displacement Tracking Matrix, DTM), met en œuvre l’activité de Suivi des flux de populations (Flow Monitoring, FM).

Suite à la fermeture des frontières en Ethiopie et aux renforcements des contrôles frontaliers au Yémen, certains des migrants qui transitaient par Djibouti en partance ou de retour de la Péninsule Arabique se sont retrouvés bloqués à Djibouti.

In Week 41, from 04 October 2020 to 10 October 2020, a total of 4,208 movements were observed at various flow monitoring points (FMP) across Somalia, of which 72 per cent were incoming flows and 28 per cent were outgoing flows.

In September 2020, a total of 16,598 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs). This represents a decrease of 46% in comparison with September 2019 when 30,982 movements were observed.

This report presents Flow Monitoring Registry data collected in August 2020 it presents key data on flows, routes, provenance, destination and demographic profiles of travellers observed at the FMPs.
 

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has affected global mobility in the form of various travel disruptions

The DTM Monthly Regional Update contains consolidated summary updates and highlights from DTM field operations.

The DTM Monthly Regional Update contains consolidated summary updates and highlights from DTM field operations.

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Migration.iom.int is an IOM online platform designed to enhance access to Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) migration flow information products, including a visualization of population flows. The DTM also has a second online platform, displacement.iom.int, designed to visualize internal displacement monitored through the DTM systems; this platform facilitates a better understanding of mobility trends within a country in assessed areas.

 

The DTM is a system designed to track and monitor displacement and population mobility, provide critical information to decision-makers and responders during crises, and contribute to better understandings of population flows. The DTM includes four standard components – each comprising various tools and methods – that can be applied, adapted and combined as relevant in a particular context. The standard components are: (i) mobility tracking; (ii) flow monitoring; (iii) registration and (iv) surveys. Data visualized on the flow.iom.int website is retrieved from flow monitoring exercises. 

A Flow Monitoring exercise collects information on the volume and basic characteristics of populations transiting through selected locations - referred to as Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) – during specific observation hours. Data collected includes previous transit point(s), next destination, intended destination (when possible) and means of transportation, as well as the number, sex and nationality of migrants passing through the Flow Monitoring Point. Data is collected overtime through periodic cycles.

Once baseline data is collected through Flow Monitoring exercises. When required and as needed, Flow Monitoring Surveys (FMS) are then implemented to collect multi-layer and multi-themed data on mobile populations. FMS collect data at the individual level and include, but are not limited to, information on basic socio-economic profiles, information regarding the journey (cost, routes, modes of transport, intermediaries) and some basic data on the intentions, expectations, and perceptions of the final destination that migrants have. The findings of these surveys are used in the overall analysis presented in the IOM Flow Monitoring reports.

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