All tagged migration
On 23 February 2016, the government of the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) announced the closure of its border with Greece to all migrants, except refugees from Syria and Iraq (who make up 65% of all people arriving in Greece from Turkey according to the United Nations High Council on Refugees). With 12,000 migrants gathered in the refugee camp at Eidomeni, the humanitarian situation is reportedly becoming dire.
In 2016, access to jobs, health insurance, and other services will likely become easier for Syrians in Turkey.
Through the efforts of organizations like Kharkiv Station and Camp Daisy, approximately 185,600 IDPs are able to access vital aid and services in Kharkiv.
Since May 2015, Chios may be better known as a primary entry point for migration into the European Union.
An estimated more than 100,000 refugees from Syria (as well as migrants and refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq) have come to Bodrum hoping for a safe trip to the European Union.