Quarterly report for 16 July – 16 October 2017

Quarterly report for 16 July – 16 October 2017

Humanitarian and Legal Assistance to Refugees and Migrants in Irregular Transit

Legis is implementing the project: Humanitarian and Legal Assistance to Refugees and Migrants in Irregular Transit funded by the Open Society Initiative for Europe. In order to access people in irregular migration, Legis has 2 field officers based in a branch office in the village of Lojane, a mobile team consisting of legal and humanitarian aid officers, a translator and 1 regional coordinator, providing humanitarian and legal assistance to people in irregular migration and gathering statistical data through the territory of the country, from the southern to the northern borders.

Accordingly, this quarterly report represents a summary of: 92 daily reports in total, from 16.07.2017 to 16.10.2017.

The total number of people registered during the reporting period in the Legis office is: 205, out of whom: 6 women, 190 man, 8 child, 1 unaccompanied minor, originating from the following countries: 142 from Pakistan, 16 from Afganistan, 36 from Algeria, 4 from Marocco, 2 from Libya, 3 Syria and 2 from Egypt.

The total number of people registered during the reporting period by the mobile team of Legis that did not want to establish contact with the monitors is 132. Among the groups there where no women and children, and we assume no unaccompanied minors either.

Moreover, it is important to highlight that on 08.10.2017 a man from Morocco came to the office of Legis and asked for medical help, because his leg was hurt from walking for a long time. Legis staff decided to take him to the Red Cross for  treatment.

Incidents reported or monitored:

At 21.09.2017 around 19:00 o’clock at the office of Legis came a man with an unncompained minor, 17 years old, both from Algeria. He told the staff that a day before, on 20.09.2017 he had tried to go inside the camp in Tabanovce, but an police officer refused to let him in, and the minor also said to the Legis staff that the police officer had slapped him in the face because he insisted to go inside.

Legal assistance and/or other referrals: /