Over 11,000 Ukrainian refugees in Belgium Many more Ukrainian refugees continue to arrive in Belgium. On Wednesday the registration centre at Palace 8 on the Heizel registered 1,780 new refugees. This took the total number of Ukrainian refugees registered in Belgium to nearly 11,500.
Belgium is set to host around 83,000 Ukrainian refugees by the end of the year, almost double the number of refugees who have received protected status in Belgium already, according to the Federal Planning Bureau.
How many refugees have come from Ukraine?
The UN says that, as of 4 July, more than 5.2 million refugees from Ukraine have been recorded across Europe. More than 3.5 million have applied for temporary residence in another country:
How many refugees are there in Belgium?
Belgium is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2020 there have been 44 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Belgium in other countries. In 2015 a total of 1,387,940 migrants lived in Belgium.
What is the EU doing to help Ukrainian refugees in Belgium?
As large numbers of refugees arrive, Belgian authorities are overwhelmed. EU ministers last week hailed a “historic” deal to provide immediate protection for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. But on the ground in Brussels, the reality is very different.
How many Ukrainian refugees have fled to Poland after Russian invasion?
After Russia started its invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, over 4.38 million refugees left their homes in Ukraine and headed toward other countries as of April 7, 2022. Most of them fled to Poland.