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UNHCR: Europe Monthly Report - 2017 Recap

UNHCR, (2018)

The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe in 2017 dropped 48% compared to 2016 with over 172,300 people arriving by sea last year compared to over 362,700 in 2016. Of the three sea routes, most crossed via the Central Mediterranean route from North Africa to Italy with smaller numbers crossing via the Eastern Mediterranean route to Greece and Cyprus and the Western Mediterranean route to Spain

Accommodation update as of 13 February 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Norwegian Refugee Council, Care International, (2018)

Greece Accomodation update January 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)

By the end of January 2018, UNHCR had created 22,039 places in the accommodation scheme as part of the ESTIA programme. These were in 3,622 separate buildings, in 20 cities across Greece.

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