Refugee camps in Greece
Last update: June 04, 2021
In addition to the overcrowded Reception and Identification Centres (RIC) in the five Aegean islands, there are currently 27 more hosting structures for asylum seekers in the mainland of Greece.
Based on the reports of the Ministry of National Defence and the General Secretariat for Information and Communication, this page presents the data regarding the capacity and the actual number of residents in the thirty-two structures across the country.
The data are presented by geographical area and are updated on a weekly basis.
They once experienced war in their home country. Bosnians are now helping those who get stuck along the Balkan route.
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