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Arrivals to Europe 2019
106,902
88,049
By sea
18,853
By land
As of 10 October 2018
Arrivals to Europe
144,166
2018
186,768
2017
390,432
2016
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
555
2019
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
2,299
2018
3,139
2017
Recent trends
Countries of first arrival to Europe

Country

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
30 May - 05 Jun

Current week
06 Jun - 12 Jun

Cyprus

136

8

-94%

Greece

1,047

609

-41%

Italy

316

251

-20%

Spain

454

303

-33%

Total first arrival countries*

1,953

1,171

-40%

Registered Migrants in Other countries*

Bosnia and Herzegovina

598

1,668

178%

Montenegro

85

94

10%

Romania

9

6

-33%

Serbia

585

118

-79%

North Macedonia

15

12

-20%

*Includes data for Cyprus which is not available on a weekly basis.

 

Main nationalities of arrivals (in descendant order)*:

To Italy**: Bangladesh, Tunisia, Algeria, Iraq, Senegal (February 2019)

To Greece: Afghanistan, Palestinian Territories, Syrian Arab Republic, Iraq, Congo (February 2019)

To Spain: Sub-Saharan Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Guinea Conakry, Côte d'Ivoire (February 2019)

To Bulgaria: Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, Pakistan, Iraq (February 2019)

*Data on nationalities is compiled on a monthly basis.

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

 

Over the reporting period, a total of 31,089 individual movements were observed at six (6) Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) at the Ugandan (UGA) border with South Sudan (SSD). 71 per cent of population movements reported the duration of stay within a day to a week in the intended destination.

Displacement Tracking in Yemen includes the monitoring of key migrant and return locations on Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia and southern coastal border.

This report presents two types of Flow Monitoring dashboards for each country.

إن تتبع النزوح في اليمن يشمل مراقبة المواقع الرئيسية للمهاجرين الوافدين والعائدين في الحدود الشمالية لليمن مع المملكة العربية السعودية والحدود الساحلية الجنوبية.

Between January and March 2019 a total of 16,526 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe through different land and sea routes. More than a half of migrants and refugees were registered in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria after crossing the Eastern Mediterranean route.

Over the past week, clashes continued in conflict-affected neighborhoods in South Tripoli, reportedly with use of airstrikes and artillery in multiple locations.

تواصلت الاشتباكات على مدار الأسبوع الماضي في الأحياء المتأثّرة من النّزاع في جنوب طرابلس، إذ شهدت هذه الأحياء قصفا جويّا ومدفعي في عدّة مواقع منها.

Detention Centre Profiling is a component of IOM Libya’s Displacement Matrix programme.

Actualmente, más de 3.000.000 de personas de nacionalidad venezolana viven fuera de su país. El 80% reside en diferentes países de América del Sur.

 Au Burkina Faso, des Points de suivi des flux (FMP) sont installés sur plusieurs lieux de transit importants à Ouagadougou, Dori/Seytenga, Kantchari, Faramana et Yendere.

إن تتبع النزوح في اليمن يشمل مراقبة المواقع الرئيسية للمهاجرين الوافدين والعائدين في الحدود الشمالية لليمن مع المملكة العربية السعودية والحدود الساحلية الجنوبية.

Arrivals in the first quarter of 2019 (16,526) decreased by 60 per cent when compared to the previous reporting period (October – December 2018) when 40,716 were registered and 13 per cent lower than the 18,659 registered in the same period last year.

Since the onset of armed conflict in the southern areas of Tripoli on 04 April 2019, at least 11,220 Libyan families (approximately 56,100 individuals) have been displaced from their homes as of 05 May.

إثر نشوب الاشتباكات في جنوب طرابلس في يوم 04 أبريل 2019، نزح عدد لا يقلّ عن 11.220 أسرة ليبية (حوالي   56.100فردا) من مساكنها الأصلية بحلول يوم 05 مايو.

Displacement Tracking in Yemen includes the monitoring of key migrant and return locations on Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia and southern coastal border.

This weekly situation report covers the reporting period between 14 and 27 March 2019.

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

Following the onset of armed conflict on 04 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 10,110 families (approximately 50,550 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

En Guinée, 5 points de suivi ont été installés depuis avril 2017 dans les localités frontalières avec le Mali et le Sénégal dont 3 sont actifs à ce jour. Il s’agit des localités de Kouremalé, Nafadji et Boundoufourdou où l’on observe les mouvements des voyageurs entrant et quittant ces lieux.

Según la Plataforma de Coordinación para Refugiados y Migrantes de Venezuela (R4V), hasta abril de 2019 se cuenta con una población venezolana en el extranjera de más de 3.7 millones de personas, la mayor part

Ce document présente une analyse de 731 enquêtes individuelles effectuées entre janvier et mars 2019 auprès des populations en mouvement passées par deux points de passage (Faya et Kalait) installés dans le nord du Tchad.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 04 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 8,385 families (approximately 41,925 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

Le mois de mars a connu une augmentation de 43% du nombre de personnes observées par rapport au mois précédent, mais représente seulement 44% du nombre d'individus observés en mars 2018 (24,658).

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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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