Tag: Mytilene

Lesvos to be cleared of illegal immigrants by Easter 2021 3

Lesvos to be cleared of illegal immigrants by Easter 2021

All the illegal immigrants who are in Lesvos today will have left by Easter 2021, Greek Minister of Civil Protection Michalis Chrysochoidis told The Guardian. “They will all leave. Of the roughly…

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…

Arsonists of the Moria camp have been detained 4

Arsonists of the Moria camp have been detained

Almost a week after the catastrophic fire that turned the Moria migrant camp to ashes and left thousands of illegal immigrants on the street without shelter, the Minister of Civil Protection, Michalis…

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…

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…

Seventeen illegal immigrants test positive for covid-19 9

Seventeen illegal immigrants test positive for covid-19

Seventeen of the thirty-eight illegal immigrants who landed at a beach in the area of Plomari in Lesvos last week, have tested positive for coronavirus. The announcement was made by the municipality…

1,843 refugees with free movement permits, leave Lesvos

1,843 refugees with free movement permits, leave Lesvos

Some 1,843 refugees from the island of Lesvos who were provided with documents of free movement, departed from the island from June 5 to June 25, officials announced on Thursday. Of those,…