Greece is currently hosting 36 419 refugees and migrants

Thirteen new refugee hosting structures are being developed all over Greece.

Specifically, former military camps are being revamped in Malakasa, Afidnes, Drama and Litohoro, the camp of the Armed Forces in Agios Andreas, another hotel in Thermopylae, four facilities in Epirus and four facilities in Thessaly, are being selected in consultation with the relevant prefects.

Also on the programme is the extension of the hosting centre in Elaionas to accommodate a further 700 people. All of the above structures will be able to accommodate an additional 17 400 people.

Yesterday morning the refugees and immigrants across the country amounted to 36 419, according to the Coordinating Body for the Management of the Refugee Crisis.

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