3,800 people arrived by sea and land this month, the majority of whom from Syria and Iraq.

On the islands, the heavy rain worsened further the living conditions for asylum-seekers. Protection risks increased in the overcrowded RICs as hygiene and security deteriorated, putting children and the vulnerable in particular danger.

The Government decided to increase transfers of those eligible to accommodation in Government-run sites and UNHCR apartments in the mainland and Crete with UNHCR’s support.



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