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Situation Update: Unaccompanied Children (UAC) in Greece (as of 27 January 2017) [EN/EL]

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Key Facts

2,200 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 27 January 2017)

1,282 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 27 Jan., including 152 vacant places in the process to be filled)

1,350 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 27 January) including:

317 in closed reception facilities

4 in protective custody Waiting list does not include referrals of unknown location carried out during pre-registration exercise. Waiting list includes also separated children.

5,506 Total number of UAC referrals to EKKA from 1 Jan 2016 to 27 Jan 2017. Out of the total: •5,049 boys (92%) •457 girls (8%) •483 <14 years old (9%)