Winter In Greece Means Snow, Rain And Freezing Temps For Refugees
Refugees and migrants at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos are suffering from wintry conditions and poor shelter.LEARN MORE
That was after officials said they still had concerns.
The U.K. downplayed torture, killings and other human rights abuses in Eritrea so it wouldn't have to take in as many refugees from the east African country.
Documents published by the Public Law Project show the U.K. offered more aid to Eritrea in exchange for the country reducing military mistreatment of its citizens.
That was after U.K. officials said they were still concerned about the human rights situation in Eritrea. But the U.K. did significantly reduce the number of asylum-seekers accepted into the country.
Among those most affected were children traveling alone.
The U.K.'s office has since redrawn its standards, but a lot of refugees are still stuck.
The official death toll from the disaster has surpassed 11,000 people and officials fear that number will climb quickly in the coming days.
Libyan officials put the death toll at 5,500 as of Thursday morning, but that number is likely to climb as nearly 10,000 people are still missing.
Officials say rescue teams are struggling to retrieve bodies after dams burst and floodwaters swept away neighborhoods in the city of Derna.