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The United Nations estimates about 100,000 to 140,000 Ukrainian refugees currently in Hungary

Barbara Hinterman, the delegation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the secretary of the Swiss-based international humanitarian organization Terre de Homme, said on Wednesday that Deputy Mayor Budapest Ambras Kiss and his delegation, I had a meeting with the mayor’s office. Said..

According to the statement, the UNHCR delegation visited the city hall on Wednesday morning. “UNHCR was one of the first international organizations to contact and provide cooperation after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began,” he added.

“According to their information, about 100,000 to 140,000 Ukrainian refugees are currently staying in Hungary, mainly Budapest, but little confirmed information about them is available from official sources.” The statement said.

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UNHCR is continuously monitoring the shelters provided by the city, which have been well received, the mayor’s office said. “These will be further developed in collaboration in the future,” he added.

“We are working to jointly establish a facility for refugees with more comprehensive services,” he said.

According to the mayor’s office, talks with Hinterman took place Wednesday afternoon at Terre de Homme, with operations managers from Dorina Aldereanu, Europe, Asia and Latin America. He added that the organization is currently providing support at two shelters operated by the Metropolitan Council and plans to extend its presence to all facilities.

Swiss organizations are also actively involved in the activities of the Metropolitan Council to make sports safer for children.

Featured photo by Attila Balázs / MTI



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