The report is based on in-depth qualitative research in countries along the Eastern and Central Mediterranean routes. It focuses on Iraqi and Nigerian migrants as case studies, as Nigeria is the number one country of origin for migrants travelling along the Central Mediterranean route. Iraqis represent the third biggest group of migrants who travelled along the Eastern Mediterranean route in 2016.
This annual OCHA report presents global- and country-level data and trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Through striking data and evidence-based scenarios, the 2016 report proves the urgent need to implement the commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit: to alleviate suffering, reduce risk and lessen vulnerability on a global scale