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Stranded migrants and refugees
62,428
As of 03 October 2018
Migrant presence in Europe

Country

Number of migrants and asylum seekers

Update Date

Albania

173

29 Aug 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina

6,390

17 Apr 2019

Bulgaria

181

17 Apr 2019

Croatia

231

17 Apr 2019

Cyprus

255

30 Jan 2019

Greece

67,817

27 Mar 2019

Hungary

137

05 Sep 2018

Italy

121,994

27 Mar 2019

Kosovo (SCR 1244)

116

03 Apr 2019

Montenegro

368

17 Apr 2019

North Macedonia

82

17 Apr 2019

Romania

368

17 Apr 2019

Serbia

3,721

17 Apr 2019

Slovenia

422

17 Apr 2019

For Croatia, Cyprus, and Slovenia, figures represent number of asylum seekers.
For Greece beginning in 2018, figures based on monthly available data for different types of accommodation facilities excluding the number of self-settled migrants and refugees.
For Italy, figures refer to migrants in reception at the end of the month. Data on migrants in centres for repatriation/expulsion are not included in these figures. 
For Hungary, figures are as of 5 September 2018 and more updated migrant presence information is not available for the time being.
Data Sources: National Authorities, IOM and UNHCR

Au Sénégal, un point de suivi est installé depuis avril 2017 sur plusieurs lieux de transit importants à Tambacounda et observe plus particulièrement les mouvements quotidiens des bus de voyageurs en provenance et à destination du Mali, de la Gambie et de la Guinée.

Since the onset of armed conflict in the southern areas of Tripoli on 4 April 2019, the number of people affected has significantly increased, with at least 7,515 families (approximately 37,575 individuals) displaced from their homes.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 04 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 7,780 families (approximately 38,900 individuals) have been displaced from their homes. 

La DTM au Niger observe les flux migratoires à sept Point de suivi des flux (FMP) à travers le pays : Arlit, Séguédine, Madama, Dan Issa, Dan Barto, Tahoua et Magaria.

Over the reporting period, a total of 97,600 movements were observed at eight (8) Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) at the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The incoming population into Uganda continued to be higher (65%) than outgoing to DRC (35%).

Over the reporting period, a total of 41,460 individual movements were observed at six (6) Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) at the Ugandan (UGA) border with South Sudan (SSD).

DTM’s Flow Monitoring Registry (FMR) surveys people on the move at key transit points within South Sudan (SSD) and at its borders.

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

Following the onset of armed conflict on 05 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 6,995 families (approximately 34,975 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 05 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 6,425 families (approximately 32,125 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 05 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 6,425 families (approximately 32,125 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 05 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 6,995 families (approximately 34,975 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 05 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 6,425 families (approximately 32,125 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

Following the onset of armed conflict on 05 April 2019 in South Tripoli, at least 6,425 families (approximately 32,125 individuals) have been displaced from their homes.

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.

Ce rapport présente les données collectées pendant le mois de mars 2019 aux points de passage Faya et Kalait, dans le nord du Tchad, qui ont été installés afin d’observer les mouvements des voyageurs en transit.

Ce rapport présente les données collectées pendant le mois de mars 2019 aux points de passage Faya et Kalait, dans le nord du Tchad, qui ont été installés afin d’observer les mouvements des voyageurs en transit.

Since October 2018, 198,686 cross border movements were observed. 100 per cent of these movements were observed between Burundi and Tanzania.

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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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