Over 1.5 million refugees have fled Ukraine in eleven days, UN

Geneva, Mar 6 (EFE).- Over 1.5 million people have fled Ukraine into neighboring countries since a full-scale Russian invasion started eleven days ago, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said Sunday.

“The fastest growing refugee crisis in Europe since World War II,” Grandi posted on Twitter.

About 55% of refugees have been registered in neighboring Poland, 12% in Hungary and 8% in Moldova.

Slovakia has so far received 7% of refugees who have fled Ukraine and Romania 5%.

About 9% of refugees have gone to other countries in Europe that are not on the border with Ukraine. EFE


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