ZERO illegal migrant arrivals on Greek islands

ZERO illegal migrant arrivals
ZERO illegal migrant arrivals
*Image Credit: Eurokinissi

The average daily arrivals on the Greek islands for last week and the week of 13 – 19 April was zero, according to the latest report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

From the 38,900 refugees and asylum-seekers that reside on the Aegean islands, only 19% are from Syria with the largest percentage coming from Afghanistan (49%).

Women account for 23% of the population, and children for 33% of whom more than 6 out of 10 are younger than 12 years old.

Approximately 13% of the children are unaccompanied or separated, mainly from Afghanistan.

*Source: UNHCR