Up to Saturday 9121 Refugees from Croatia in Slovenia

Ljubljana, 29 September - Up to Saturday, 29 September, 9121 refugees from Croatia have been registered in Slovenia, reports the Red Cross of Slovenia. According to the accepted criteria for acquiring refugee status and for determining crisis focal points, as was agreed upon by representatives of Slovenia and Croatia, the first refugees lodged in collective centers began returning to their homes, mainly in the regions of Zagreb and Karlovac. Yesterday and today 250 refugees returned to their homes, the majority of them from Novo Mesto - 150, Koper - 50, Ljubljana - 28 and from other areas as well. Data on the number of returned refugees who were lodged with families of the Red Cross is still being collected, but they estimate that at least as many have returned as from the lodging centers. More refugees are daily arriving from the crisis points.

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