From mid-2017, the refugees have changed the routes on which was shipped to Europe. On this day in Brussels, said the Director of the European Bureau of the office of the high Commissioner UN for refugees (UNHCR) Pascal Moreau, reports Deutsche Welle.
“Significantly fewer refugees falls to Italy. Their journey now begins in Libya, and in Tunisia, Turkey or Algeria,” stressed Moreau.
According to the UNHCR report, the number of refugees who arrived in Spain in the period from July to September, 2017, increased by 90% compared to the same period of the previous year.
Mostly, it came from Morocco, côte d’ivoire, Guinea and Syria.
“Once again a growing burden on Greece. In September by sea to this country a profit of 4,800. The last time this figure was recorded in March 2016. Two-thirds of the number of refugees, reaching Greece, are women and children,” otmechaetsya in the message.
Just according to UNHCR, in 2017 in Europe unaccompanied minors 15200 arrived refugees.
UNHCR also captures the increase in the number of refugees in Cyprus, but also across the Black sea from Turkey to Romania.
Remained high and the number of victims of illegal migration. According to a report in 2017 on the Maritime routes were killed or disappeared nearly 3,000 people. 57 refugees have disappeared or died on land.
The countries of the European Union adopted five times more migrants from Turkey than it was initially stipulated in the agreement on refugees signed with the government in Ankara.
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