More than 150,000 Ukrainians flee to neighboring countries – UNHCR
The United Nations said this week that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could force at least 4 million refugees to flee the country, making it the worst refugee crisis in Europe in 70 years.
So far, more than 150,000 refugees from Ukraine have fled to neighboring countries, of which an estimated 75,000 have entered Poland, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said on his Twitter page on Saturday.
“More than 150,000 refugees from Ukraine have fled to neighboring countries, of which an estimated 75,000 have entered Poland.”
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi
He also said that the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine was high and difficult to quantify due to the ongoing fighting.
At the moment, Ukraine’s neighbors Poland, Modova Romania Slovakia Countries such as Hungary have opened their borders and eased restrictions on Kovis.
The Polish Border Guard said it would assist the migrants and did not need to show any official documents. According to the Associated Press, the convoy line near the border town of Medyka is more than nine miles long to enter Poland.