Bosnia & Herzegovina - MIGRANT PRESENCE OUTSIDE TEMPORARY RECEPTION CENTRES — Round 15 (13 Sept 2022) [ENG]
- Migrants presence
- Mobility Tracking
On 13 September 2022, the fifteenth joint data collection exercise was conducted by IOM Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), together with the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs, and with the support of the Red Cross Society BiH (RCSBH), to collect information on the number of migrants and asylum-seekers present in the country. The purpose of the regular exercise is to provide an estimation of the migrant population (stock) that is not accommodated or registered in any official Temporary Reception Centres (TRCs) at any given date.
Fifteen teams were deployed with a total of 35 enumerators (23 males and 12 females), plus 15 SFA staff (13 males and 2 females), and 20 RCSBH staff (13 males and 7 females). The data collection exercise was implemented in 7 Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) and in 64 locations in Republika Srpska (RS) entity. A total of 254 locations3 in 54 different municipalities were visited. In FBiH, the teams visited 72 locations in 5 municipalities in Una-Sana Canton, 38 locations in 5 municipalities in Sarajevo Canton, 30 locations in 6 municipalities in Tuzla Canton, 37 locations in 5 municipalities in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, 4 locations in 4 municipalities in West Herzegovina Canton, 7 locations in 1 municipality in Bosnian Podrinje Goražde Canton, and 2 locations in 2 municipalities in Canton 10. In RS, the teams visited 17 locations in Zvornik, 9 locations in Bijeljina, 5 locations in Ugljevik, 4 locations in Vlasenica, 3 locations each in Gradiška and Kozarska Dubica, 2 locations each in Banja Luka, Bratunac, Brod, Derventa, Modriča, Novi Grad, Rogatica and Šamac, and 1 location each in Doboj, Kostajnica, Lopare, Milići, Prijedor, Sokolac and Višegrad.