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Portugal Granted International Protection to Over 50,000 Ukrainians

Since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, Portugal has already granted 51,232 temporary protections to Ukrainian citizens and foreigners residing in that country. Of these, 30,575 are women and 20,657 are men.

The municipalities with the highest number of temporary protections granted continue to be Lisbon (10,912), Cascais (3,075), Porto (2,493), Sintra (1,763) and Albufeira (1,270).

As for certificates of a residence permit under the temporary protection regime, containing user health, social security and tax identification numbers assigned by the respective entities, the SEF has already issued 42,343.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has announced the opening of a new scheme for Ukrainian refugees to enter further education.