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Burnt Moria refugee camp is a "garbage dump"

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a “garbage dump”

Photographs published today by Protothema, show that the burnt Moria refugee camp has turned into “garbage dump,” which residents of the area are calling a “sanitary bomb.” Less than a month ago,…

First Covid-19 death reported in Greek migrant camp

First Covid-19 death reported in Greek migrant camp

Greek officials announced the first coronavirus death of a migrant living in a camp on Sunday. The victim was a 61-year-old Afghan, a father of two children, who had been living in the Malakasa…

Germany will take in about 1,500 migrants from Greece

Germany will take in about 1,500 migrants from Greece

According to government sources, Germany wants to take in about 1,500 migrants stranded on Greek islands following a series of fires that devastated the refugee camp of Moria, Reuters reported. This in addition…

6% of the 12,500 homeless Moria camp residents rehoused

6% of the 12,500 homeless Moria camp residents rehoused

Just over 6% of the 12,500 refugees who are homeless after the fire at Moria last week, have been rehoused in a new temporary facility under construction, authorities announced on Monday. By Monday…

Three people die as migrant boat sinks off Crete

Three people die as migrant boat sinks off Crete

Three people died and fifty-three were rescued when a migrant boat sank off the southern Greek island of Crete on Monday. According to the port authority, one of the passengers called the…

Firefighters fight fire on three fronts in Mytilene

Firefighters fight fire on three fronts in Mytilene

Firefighters are currently battling a blaze in Mytilene, Lesvos with three active fronts- Vatousa, Antissa and Moria. According to the first information from the local authorities, the fires broke out almost at…

Greece confirms more coronavirus cases at Moria migrant camp

Greece confirms more coronavirus cases at Moria migrant camp

Greece has recorded an additional nine coronavirus cases at the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos, a migration ministry official said on Monday. This brings the total to…

First coronavirus case reported in Moria migrant camp

First coronavirus case reported in Moria migrant camp

Greece announced the first coronavirus case in its largest migrant camp, the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos, after a man who had been living outside the camp…

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