At Least 184 Migrants and Refugees Rescued over 24h by the Greek Coast Guard

February 20, 2020

ATHENS – At least 184 migrants and refugees have been rescued over the last 24h by the Coast Guard in five different incidents.

Specifically, 34 migrants and refugees were located at Alexandroupolis, 7 at Chios, 109 at Samos and 35 at Kos.

Moreover, 122 migrants and refugees arrived on dinghies at the islands and were collected by the Coast Guard. Specifically 43 refugees were located on the shores of Lesvos in two different incidents, 33 on Chios and 46 on Samos.


ATHENS – Celestyal, the award-winning, number one choice for travelers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, has partnered with the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), a Turkish government entity established to coordinate post-disaster response and to promote cooperation among various government agencies, in order to provide blankets and sleeping bags to some of the more than one million residents of Turkey who remain homeless following the 7.

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