55,476 with refugee status from 68 countries located in Ecuador

In Guayaquil, the Directorate of Refugee Affairs Ministry has registered 2 975 of them. Another report by the agency notes that in February this year, 55 330 foreigners from 68 countries were registered as refugees in Ecuador. According to them, most are from Colombia (54 476). But there are also people of Cuba (239). Afghanistan is the third nation with more refugees in the country (114). Official studies warn that the majority of people receiving state protection in Ecuador are men. Read Article

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