Μinistry of migration policy: 44.035 refugees in Greece’s territory – 3.680 are in Piraeus port

The ministry of migration policy said 44,035 refugees were in Greece’s territory, with 8,904 located on the islands of the eastern Aegean, 10,987 in the region of Attica and 12,000 stranded in Idomeni, in northern Greece.

According to the data, the islands of Chios, Samos, Lesvos, Leros, Rhodes, Symi, Megisti, Kos, Farmakonisi, Patmos, Kalymnos and Samothraki registered 2,702 new arrivals of refugees and migrants on Sunday who are hosted in hot spots and other camps. The majority (5,310) are on Lesvos, while Chios and Samos had 2,561 and 410 people respectively.

In the region of Attica, 4,166 people are housed in the old airport facilities of Ellinikon and another 3,680 are in Piraeus port.

Central Greece is accommodating 1,102 refugees, while the majority (23,042) in northern Greece and specifically at the makeshift camp of Idomeni (12,000). The former military camp of Mazaraki in Kilkis accommodates 3,640 refugees and Nea Karvali 3,370.