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Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

UN Warns of Sexual Violence in Overcrowded Greek Refugee Camps

Refugees and migrants in Greek camps suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment while the living conditions are sub-standard, the UN said on Friday. According to...

UN: Most Refugee Arrivals Are Women, Children

Over half of the refugees coming to the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos in December were women and children, the UN has said. In...

North Aegean Islands on Strike to Protest VAT Hike, Migrant Overflow

The islands of Chios, Samos and Kos on Wednesday followed Lesvos in a general strike in order to protest the value added tax (VAT) hike...

IOM Report: Over 1,500 Refugees Reached the Greek Islands in November

Μigrant and refugee flows to Lesvos and other Greek islands in the northeastern Aegean remained high in November, based on the latest figures released...

Mayors of Aegean Islands Send SOS over Migrant Influx

The mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros on Thursday briefed a parliamentary committee on the dire situation they face after excessive migrant...

Greek Migration Minister: 4,000 Migrants Arrived in One Month

There is a significant increase in migratory inflow with 4,000 asylum seekers arriving in one month, said Greece's Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas on...

Greek Paradise Right Next to Samos Island and Waiting to be Explored (video)

A stone’s throw away from the Greek island of Samos lies a small islet called Kasonisi; the small rocky place which is separated from...

MSF: Mental Health Emergency Unfolding in Greek Migrant Camps

A mental health emergency is unfolding in migrant camps on Greece's islands, fuelled by poor living conditions, neglect and violence, charity Doctors Without Borders...

Migrant Crisis on Samos Reaches Breaking Point

Over 2,200 people are staying in and around the Samos migrant camp even though the designed capacity is for 700 people, the humanitarian organization...

UNHCR: Greek Refugee Camps Overcrowded, Unfit for Winter Weather

The government must speed up winter preparations at refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea where there has been a sharp rise in...

Mouzalas: Refugee Flow Increase Doesn’t Mean Collapse of EU-Turkey Deal

The recent increase in the flow of migrants and refugees doesn't mean that the EU-Turkey deal on migration has collapsed, according to the Migration...

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