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IOM Monitors Migrant, Refugee Arrivals in Europe

Greece - IOM estimates 45,255 migrants and refugees have reached the Greek islands from Turkey since the beginning of December. Almost 80 per cent of those have crossed into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) during the same period.
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There have been no landings in Italy, from Libya / Egypt, since 19 November, reports Flavio Di Giacomo of IOM’s Rome office.

Mediterranean Developments
Arrivals by sea and deaths in the Mediterranean: 1 January – 14 December 2015

Country of Arrival Arrivals Deaths
Italy 148,419 (IOM est.) 2,889 (Central Med route)
Malta 106  
Greece 781,137 632 (Eastern Med route)
Cyprus 269  
Spain 3,845 98 (Western Med and Western African routes)
     
Estimated Total 933,776 3,619 *

Arrivals BY SEA TO Italy
1 January – 14 December 2015
148,419 *
*Data as of 30 October is based on the information circulated by the Italian MoI; arrivals from 1 November onwards are IOM estimates.
2014 Totals: 170,100 arrived in Italy

Arrivals by sea to Italy
January to October 2014/2015

(source: Italian MoI)

2014 2015
January 2,171 3,528
February 3,335 4,354
March 5,459 2,283
April 15,679 16,063
May 14,599 21,221
June 22,641 22,905
July 24,031 23,186
August 24,774 22,607
September 26,107 15,922
October 15,393 8,916
TOTAL 154,189 140,987

For further information please contact IOM Greece. Daniel Esdras Tel: +30 210 9912174 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Kelly Namia, Tel: +302109919040, +302109912174, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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