The number of refugees who have died in the Mediterranean, is sunk by 2018 compared to the previous year, however, it is more high. According to the UN, there were in the past year, a total of 2262 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean or in the course of your trip as missing were reported. The UN-informed refugees Agency, UNHCR.

In the previous year were, therefore, 3139 death or missing cases have been registered. The total number of people over the sea to Europe come people went back, therefore, 172.301 in the year 2017 on 113.482.

in 2015, were still more than a Million people over the sea to Europe. In the meantime, have changed, however, the refugee routes: most of The refugees arrived in 2018, in Spain, such as the UNHCR announced. Previously, Italy and Greece were the main arrival countries. to relieve the load

the crowded camp of the Greek Islands of Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Leros, and Kos, were brought in the past few months, thousands of migrants on the mainland. Mostly it was families, women and unaccompanied minors, which are obtained according to the authorities expected to seek asylum in Greece.

According to the UNHCR, have been ferried from the beginning of January 2018 until Christmas, nearly 32,000 people from Turkey to the Greek Islands. The situation has eased in comparison to year 2015. At that time, more than 850,000 migrants from Turkey reached the Greek Islands.


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