11,000 migrants and refugees are “trapped” on the Greek islands

499 migrants and refugees arrived to the northern Aegean islands in the last five days (from October 6 to October 11).

299 persons arrived to Samos, 86 migrants and refugees arrived on Lesvos and 114 on Chios.

According to up to date figures, the number of migrants and refugees that sought asylum in Greece reached 11,104.

It is the first time after the EU-Turkey agreement that the number of migrants and refugees trapped on the Greek islands exceeds 11,000.