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Greece: UNHCR Greece Factsheet - October 2018

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Greece, Portugal
4,100 people arrived by sea this month, half of whom to Samos where the population in Vathy reception centre exceeded its capacity by six times. Arrivals by land through Evros increased slightly to 1,550. slightly to 1,550. The shortage of accommodation for asylum-seekers country-wide has led to extreme overcrowding in island centres and many mainland sites. This translates into increased protection risks children on their own their own and including of sexual violence for children who are on their own and other vulnerable asylumseekers. UNHCR welcomed the relocation agreement between Greece and Portugal.

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