Mediterranean migrant and refugee arrivals top 83,000 in 2016



    Mediterranean migrant and refugee arrivals top 83,000 in 2016

    Feb 12, Athens: Migrant and refugee arrivals in Europe in 2016 reached an estimated 83,201, with some 77,303 of those arriving in the Greek islands from Turkey, according to International Organization for Migration (IOM).

    The number of arrivals in Greece by sea has fallen in February due to bad weather. An estimated 5,110 migrants arrived in the first ten days of February, compared to 72,193 in the whole of January.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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