With Europe currently nailed as the core of the world's refugee crisis, it has been revealed that half a million Syrians in Jordan considered going to Europe. Also, Munich officials said that a cartoon swimming pool etiquette guide for migrants pre-dates the crisis.
According to Telegraph UK, more than 500,000 Syrian refugees from Jordan claimed that they would see going to Europe if they did not get jobs or help in the country. As per the publication King Abdullah of Jordan said that the country was at its boiling point, as it was challenged to support a million refugees who had flooded across its northern border.
King Abdullah is reportedly one of the West's proximal allies in the area, as well as in the war against the Levant (ISIL) and the Islamic State of Iraq. Pleading for assistance, the king merged his voice to those aid worker who said that refugees feared that they were being left behind without a future. They face an increased risk of being deported to refugee camps or Syria if they at unable to work without permits.
In other news, Munich officials said that the etiquette guide for migrants was released before the rise of the refugee crisis, as per Independent UK. As per the publication, the officials claimed that the guides were created way back 2013 to address primary concerns about antisocial behavior.
The image, which was showing a red cross over a hand reaching out to a woman in a bathing suit, circulated on social media and was shown mostly in German media reports. In line with this, a Munich city spokeswoman told the DPA news agency that the leaflets had been circulating three years from now, despite issues about anti-social behavior in its 18 public pools.
On Feb. 1, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told Independent that Chancellor Angela Merkel was under increased pressure to decrease the numbers of refugees going to Germany. Voters are also reluctant that the state could resolve the crisis.
The European migrant crisis, also called European refugee crisis started in 2015, a period when an increasing number of refugees and migrants went to the European Union to see asylum. From Western and South Asia, Africa, and Western Balkans, they travelled through Southeast Europe or across the Mediterranean Sea.
In February 2016, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees revealed that the top three nationalities of the over one million Mediterranea Sea arrivals starting January 2015 included the Syrians with 48 percent, the Afghani with 21 percent, and the Iraqi with nine percent. It is noted that most of the migrants and refugees are adult men with 57 percent, which is followed by children with 27 percent and women with 17 percent.
In April 2015, the terms "European migrant crisis" and "European refugee crisis" became widely used, when five boats with almost 2,000 migrants to Europe capsized in the Mediterranean sea, with an accounted death toll estimated at more than 1,200 people.