UN agencies respond to refugee influx in Western Balkans

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Dozens of refugees arrived in Greece by sea in July 2015, mainly from countries experiencing war and conflict. Photo: UNHCR/J. Akkash

As thousands of refugees and migrants from conflict areas continue to stream into the Western Balkans from Greece, UN agencies are stressing the importance of treating these people humanely.

More than 10,000 people who've fled violence in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, have flooded into the region in the past days.

Dianne Penn reports.

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