Hellenic Armed Forces sucor refugees/migrants

Within the framework of the continued assistance and the central coordinating role of the Hellenic Armed Forces for the proper operation of the refugee hosting structures locally, it is made known that as of 28 February 2019  28.194 refugees/migrants reside in 31 structures managed by the Armed Forces.

These have the capacity to accommodate 27,100 people (the hosting structures of Lesvos, Samos, and Diavata have supernumerary refugees/immigrants according to the distribution of refugees by the relevant bodies).

In addition, the three branches of the Hellenic Armed Forces, on 28 February 2019 undertook the task of providing 13,616 meals (of which 128 portions were distributed to hospitality structures, not under ED responsibility), taking into account that part of the catering needs of hospitality structures were undertaken by other organizations through payment using prepaid cards to refugees/migrants. Medical coverage, medical and nursing staff has been made available from the branches of the Armed Forces.