Bosnia & Herzegovina - MIGRANT PRESENCE OUTSIDE TEMPORARY RECEPTION CENTRES — Round 08 (09 December 2021)

Snapshot Date
Dec 09 2021
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Migrants presence


On 09 December 2021, the eighth joint data collection exercise was conducted by IOM Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), together with the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs (SFA), and the support of the Red Cross (RC) Federation of BiH (FBiH) to collect information on the number of migrants and asylum seekers present in the country. The purpose of the exercise was to provide an estimate of the migrant population (stock) that was not accommodated or registered in any official Temporary Reception Centres (TRCs) at a given point in time. Ten teams were deployed for a total of 28 enumerators (21 males and 7 females), plus 10 SFA staff (8 males and 2 females) and 10 RC staff (6 males and 4 females). The data collection exercise was implemented in 6 Cantons of the FBiH in BiH for a total of 166 locations3 in 31 municipalities: 74 locations in 6 Municipalities in Una-Sana Canton, 30 locations in 10 Municipalities in Tuzla Canton, 35 locations in 4 Municipalities in Canton Sarajevo, 21 locations in 5 Municipalities in Herzegovina – Neretva Canton, 4 locations in 4 Municipalities in West Herzegovina Canton and 2 locations in 2 Municipalities in Canton 10.