UNICEF has published their Humanitarian situation report on refuges and migrant crisis in Europe for the year 2018. According to the report, last year around 141 500 migrants and refugees arrived to Europe passing Greece, Bulgaria, Italy and Spain through different channels. Around 34 200 children arrived to those four countries in December 2018, while the number of children asylum seekers in Europe in the past year reached 159 000. UNICEF estimates a bit more than 29 000 children is still in Greece and the Balkans as of December 2018.
In this document you can find general situation overview, humanitarian needs, strategy and coordination, as well as a summary analysis of programme response in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Germany. The document concludes with the description of communications and advocacy, and the summary of programme results.