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Relocated people
34,694
22,005
From Greece
12,689
From Italy
As of 30 April 2018
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

Czech Republic

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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 6,995 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 6,425 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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