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Ukraine refugee tally reaches 1.45 million people, UN says

Refugees, mostly women with children, wait for transportation at the border crossing in Medyka, Poland, on March 5, 2022, after fleeing from Ukraine. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Refugees, mostly women with children, wait for transportation at the border crossing in Medyka, Poland, on March 5, 2022, after fleeing from Ukraine. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

GENEVA — The International Organization for Migration says the number of people who have left Ukraine since fighting began has now reached 1.45 million.

The UN migration agency, citing figures from government ministries in countries where they have arrived, says that 787,300 of them went to Poland. Some 228,700 fled to Moldova, 144,700 to Hungary, 132,600 to Romania and 100,500 to Slovakia.

The IOM says that nationals of 138 countries have crossed Ukraine’s borders into neighboring nations.

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