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From Italy
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Relocated migrants

Member State

From Greece

From Italy

Total

Austria

0

43

43

Belgium

700

471

1,171

Bulgaria

50

10

60

Croatia

60

22

82

Cyprus

96

47

143

Czechia

12

0

12

Estonia

141

6

147

Finland

1,202

778

1,980

France

4,400

635

5,035

Germany

5,391

5,434

10,825

Ireland

1,022

0

1,022

Latvia

294

34

328

Liechtenstein

10

0

10

Lithuania

355

29

384

Luxembourg

300

249

549

Malta

101

67

168

Netherlands

1,755

1,020

2,775

Norway

693

815

1,508

Portugal

1,192

356

1,548

Romania

683

45

728

Slovakia

16

0

16

Slovenia

172

81

253

Spain

1,124

235

1,359

Sweden

1,656

1,392

3,048

Switzerland

580

920

1,500

Total

22,005

12,689

34,694

Data Sources: IOM

EU Emergency relocation scheme 2015 - 2018

 

Based on Commission proposals, the Justice and Home Affairs Council adopted in September 2015 two Decisions to relocate asylum seekers from Italy and Greece, to assist them in dealing with the pressures of the refugee crisis. Under the emergency relocation scheme, up to 106,000 asylum seekers with a high chance of having their applications successfully processed (EU average recognition rate of over 75%) were to be relocated from Greece and Italy, where they had arrived, to other Member States where they would have their asylum applications processed. 
 
Between October 2015 and April 2018, IOM assisted the relocation of 34,694 persons in need of international protection with pre-departure health assessments, pre-departure orientation and movement management. A majority of them were male (63%), adults (68%), and of Syrian (52%), Eritrean (35%) and Iraqi (11%) nationality. The scheme also benefitted 585 unaccompanied or separated migrant children.
 
Due to the strict eligibility criteria, the changes in criteria during the implementation of the scheme, as well as the drop in arrivals to Greece and Italy during the project implementation, the number of assisted beneficiaries is considerably lower than the target of 106,000 persons. Almost all eligible persons registered in Greece and in Italy have been successfully relocated to another European state with the assistance of IOM. 

HIGHLIGHTS (From 30 Dec 2020  to 26 Jan 2021)

Over the reporting period, enumerators recorded a total of 6,487 movements at these points. This represents an increase of 60 per cent as compared to the total movements observed in November 2020.

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

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

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

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

The COVID-19 outbreak has restricted global mobility, whilst heightening the risk of exploitation of vulnerable populations.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic at the beginning of the year has affected global and regional mobility, including mobility in the Islamic Republic of Iran, through various travel disruptions and restrictions.

In Week 4 (2021), from 17 to

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 Monitor

In order to gain a better understanding of mobility flows and trends through West and Central Africa, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) implements the Displacement Tracking Matrix’s Flow Monitoring (FM) tool at key transit points across the regi

This Dashboard provides an analysis of the trends in population mobility observed at eight (8) ac ve ow monitoring points (FMPs) established at unofficial border crossings between the Burundi and United Republic of Tanzania border at Kwa

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM), there are more than 4.5* million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory, 3.7 million of whom are seeking international protection.

More than 3,000 Burkinabe returned to Burkina Faso between January 2017 and July 2020 through IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programme.

Plus de 8 000 migrants ont été assistés dans leur retour par l’OIM Côte d’Ivoire entre janvier 2017 et juillet 2020 à travers le programme d’Aide au Retour Volontaire et à la Réintégration.

More than 8,000 migrants returned to Côte d’Ivoire between January 2017 and July 2020 through IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programme.

More than 5,000 Gambian migrants returned to The Gambia between January 2017 and July 2020 through IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programme.

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DATA STORIES

Migration Flows in Horn of Africa and Yemen

2018 overview on migration flows observed across The Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti) and Yemen.

Migration Flows in West & Central Africa

2018 overview on migration flows observed across West and Central Africa.

About

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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