Chaos as the flow becomes a flood
EUROPE IS facing its largest and most complex surge in migration since the Second World War. According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees , over 590,000 people have arrived by sea so far in 2015.
European governments are facing massive practical and policy challenges in addressing the needs of refugees, integrating them and dealing with the impact on national economies.
There is at last a growing recognition (and worry) among governments and agencies that this flow of displaced people is not a short-term phenomenon but one that will grow.
As refugees continue arriving, their profile has changed. Traditionally the majority seeking entry to Europe