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Poland has taken in over 8.32 million refugees from Ukraine: officials

11.12.2022 09:30
Poland has taken in over 8.32 million refugees fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Polish Border Guard agency reported on Sunday.
Photo:Polish Border Guard/twitter.com/Straz_Graniczna

"Since February 24, a total of 8,326,000 people have crossed into Poland from Ukraine," it said in a tweet.

On Saturday, around 24,200 refugees from Ukraine arrived in the countryaccording to the Polish Border Guard.

Meanwhile, over 6.49 million people have left Poland for Ukraine since February 24, the agency also reported.

On Saturday, around 24000 people crossed from Poland into Ukraine, the Polish Border Guard said.

A Polish deputy prime minister said on Wednesday that his country was "currently home to more than 2 million Ukrainians."

Poland in March enacted a measure to offer wide-ranging support to Ukrainians escaping the Russian invasion of their country, which began on February 24.

The measure grants them residence rights and ensures access to educationhealthcare and social benefits.


Source: PAP