Fire tears through refugee camp in Samos

fire samos

fire samos

On Sunday afternoon, a fire broke out at the Vathy refugee camp, on the Greek island of Samos.

The immediate response from the fire bridge, prevented the fire from spreading throughout the facility.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

According to Doctors Without Borders, approximately 100 people are left homeless after the fire destroyed their tents and living spaces.

It is noted that according to official data from the General Secretariat of Information and Communication, as of April 22, there is a total of 7,216 refugees and immigrants living in Samos.

In Vathy, where the hotspot has a capacity of 648 people, 6,869 refugees currently reside there.

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Posted by on Sunday, 26 April 2020

*Photo source: Samos24