A Syrian family stays on the street where they have been sleeping in Izmir, Turkey, while they attempt to reach Greece by boat on Sept. 3, 2015. This year, some 220,000 war refugees and economic migrants have arrived in Greece from Turkey and other Mediterranean jumping off points, according to U.N. figures.
A Syrian family stays on the street where they have been sleeping in Izmir, Turkey, while they attempt to reach Greece by boat on Sept. 3, 2015. This year, some 220,000 war refugees and economic migrants have arrived in Greece from Turkey and other Mediterranean jumping off points, according to U.N. figures. Alice Martins McClatchy
A Syrian family stays on the street where they have been sleeping in Izmir, Turkey, while they attempt to reach Greece by boat on Sept. 3, 2015. This year, some 220,000 war refugees and economic migrants have arrived in Greece from Turkey and other Mediterranean jumping off points, according to U.N. figures. Alice Martins McClatchy

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