Bosnia & Herzegovina — Migrant Presence Outside Temporary Reception Centres, Round 16 (27 October 2022) [ENG]
- Migrants presence
- Mobility Tracking
On 27 October 2022, the IOM conducted the 16th joint data collection exercise in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) together with the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs1 (SFA) and the support of the Red Cross Society BiH (RCSBH). The purpose of this exercise is to collect information on the number of migrants and asylum-seekers2 present in the country as well as to provide an estimation of the migrant population currently not accommodated or registered in any official Temporary Reception Centre (TRC). The IOM deployed 15 teams consisting of 33 enumerators (23 male, 10 female) with the addition of 15 SFA staff (13 male, 2 female), 20 RCSBH staff (12 male, 8 female) in the seven Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) and in 57 locations
across the Republic of Srpska (RS). In total, the teams visited 241 locations3 in 53 different municipalities. In FBiH, the teams visited 75 locations in four municipalities in Una-Sana Canton, 34 locations in six municipalities in Sarajevo Canton, 28 locations in ten municipalities in Tuzla Canton, 37 locations in five municipalities in Herzegovina – Neretva Canton, four locations in four municipalities in West Herzegovina Canton, four locations in one municipality in Bosnian Podrinje Goražde Canton, two locations in two municipalities in Canton 10. In RS, the teams visited 13 locations in Zvornik, seven locations in Bijeljina, five locations in Kozarska Dubica, four locations in each in Bratunac and Derventa, three locations in Vlasenica, two locations each in Gradiška,
Šamac, Kostajnica, Novo Goražde, Doboj and Rogatica, one location each in Banja Luka, Brod, Modriča, Novi Grad, Milići, Prijedor, Srbac, Vukosavlje and Sokolac (see Map on page 3).