Refugee flows to Greek islands continue to increase

30 March 2016
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The number of refugees and immigrants arriving in Greek islands from Turkey’s shore has not dropped, since 569 immigrants and refugees arrived in Lesvos while the total number of people hosted at hotspots exceeds 2,000.

Overall, 729 people have arrived in Greece, with 569 of them arriving in Lesvos, 83 in Chios and 77 in Samos.

The refugees who are confined in the three islands are: 2260 in Lesvos, 1449 in Chios and 218 in Samos.

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