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UN: 1.5 million Ukrainians have fled, the fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II

UN: 1.5 million Ukrainians have fled, the fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II

The number of refugees who have arrived in neighboring Poland from Ukraine has risen to nearly one million. Yesterday alone, 129,000 people crossed the border. Today, nearly 40,000 additional refugees have arrived by mid-morning.

Moldova announced this morning that 250,000 refugees have arrived in the country. The country’s prime minister requested international support.

according to Latest official numbers Hungary has taken in over 150,000 refugees and Slovakia 100,000. These numbers are from Friday.

Most of the refugees come from Ukraine, but there are also people from, among other countries, Uzbekistan, Belarus, India, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco and the United States.

The number of refugees in Germany is also increasing. According to the Ministry of the Interior, 37,786 Ukrainians have now arrived in the country, an increase of 10,000 from the day before. Many of them are located near the capital, Berlin.

An unknown number of Ukrainians fled to the Netherlands. Tomas received Svetlana and her children, as evidenced by this video:

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