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Migrant & refugee arrivals increase in Cyprus

Migrant & refugee arrivals increase in Cyprus
Not only do migrant and refugee arrivals increase on Northern Aegean islands (Greece) but in Cyprus too.

In the first nine (9) months of 2017 the recorded number presented a 137% increase compared to the same period last year.

International Organisation for Migration figures speak of 818 people who managed to reach Cyprus between the 01.01 and 08.10 2017.  Last year's data showed 345 arrivals.../IBNA

Photo: Lida Filippakis, Souda camp - Chios (Library photo, October 2016)

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