About 10,000 refugees are ‘trapped’ on the Greek islands

10 August 2016
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According to the latest statement issued by the Refugee Crisis Management Coordination Body there are a total of 10,042 refugees on the islands in the eastern Aegean, with 90 arriving in the past 24 hours.

Overall there are 57,098 refugees across Greece, which includes the 7,638 who are accommodated in houses and apartments rented out by the UNHCR. The figures show that 2,756 are accommodated in non-organized facilities, while an estimated 2,300 persons are living outside organized facilities.

Additionally it was announced that there currently 21,777 refugees in the north of Greece, 9,881 in Attica, 2,456 in Central Greece and 242 in the south of Greece.

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