SPECIAL REPORT: Greece fears coronavirus outbreak as risks remain high in overcrowded migrant camps

Greece is emerging from its coronavirus lockdown but there are still great fears of an outbreak at a massive overcrowded migrant camp on the island of Lesbos. The government has started to bring people to mainland Greece but the risk remains extremely high as social distancing and sanitary measures are completely impossible to follow. Migrants … Read more SPECIAL REPORT: Greece fears coronavirus outbreak as risks remain high in overcrowded migrant camps

20,000-Person Moria Refugee Camp in Lesbos, Greece Braces for Coronavirus

“If this virus gets into this camp with this overcrowding who will come and help?” The largest refugee camp in Greece — housing 20,000 and designed for under 3,000 — is bracing for Covid-19. Here’s a rare insider’s view into Moria camp. Footage via Refocus Media Labs Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON … Read more 20,000-Person Moria Refugee Camp in Lesbos, Greece Braces for Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Are refugee and migrant camps prepared? – BBC News

Lack of access to sanitation and water facilities in refugee and migrant camps poses a challenge for residents trying to avoid coronavirus. In Moira in Lesbos, Greece, a facility built for 3,000 holds 18,000 people. The BBC’s population correspondent Stephanie Hegarty takes a look. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

There are nearly 50,000 refugees in Greece. Most of them are on the mainland and the islands of Lesbos, Chios, Kos, Samos and Leros. The United Nations says more than 9,000 asylum seekers arrived by land and sea this year alone. Many of them have fled war and instability in the Middle East, Africa and … Read more Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

Child dies in Greek refugee camp fire

A huge fire broke out at Moria refugee camp on Greek Island Lesbos. One child has died and dozens were injured. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud … Read more Child dies in Greek refugee camp fire

Hell on Lesbos | Migrants refuse to leave Lesbos after being offered €2,000

The Greek island of Lesbos is sliding deeper into crisis – with the number of asylum seekers there swelling, and opposition towards them growing. The prospect of coronavirus tearing through the overcrowded Moria camp is also causing tensions to flare – with even aid organisations facing hostility. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check … Read more Hell on Lesbos | Migrants refuse to leave Lesbos after being offered €2,000

‘Covid-19 is here’ | Overpopulated refugee camp on Lesbos can become a virus target

The coronavirus crisis is posing unique difficulties for one of Greece’s smaller, outlying islands. One case has now been registered on Lesbos, which is host to a densely-packed refugee camp, where more than 20,000 are living in dire conditions. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow … Read more ‘Covid-19 is here’ | Overpopulated refugee camp on Lesbos can become a virus target

Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in

Germany says it will lead a coalition of European Union nations willing to take in unaccompanied or ill refugee children from Greece’s overcrowded camps. Negotiations are under way to bring in 1,500 children with Germany saying it will accept an “appropriate share”. Thousands of refugees and migrants have crossed the Greek border from Turkey after … Read more Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in

New Migrant Crisis: Tensions rise in Lesbos as more migrants arrive – BBC Newsnight

On the Greek island of Lesbos, just a few miles from the Turkish coast, there has been a fresh wave of migrant arrivals that some villagers, fishermen, hoteliers and shopkeepers fear might affect community relations on the island. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The island of 86,000 people already houses 20,000 migrants. Turkey’s decision … Read more New Migrant Crisis: Tensions rise in Lesbos as more migrants arrive – BBC Newsnight

Refugee shelter burns as Greece rolls out new asylum restrictions

A fire razed a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos as agencies aiding them clashed with right-wing groups. The island’s residents have expressed dismay with the growing number of asylum seekers after Turkey opened its borders to allow the refugees it had been harbouring to cross into Greece. Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports … Read more Refugee shelter burns as Greece rolls out new asylum restrictions

Blaze engulfs refugee shelter on Lesbos amid tensions over surge in migration

A fire engulfed a refugee shelter on the island of Lesbos Saturday as Greece announced further restrictions towards asylum seekers in response to a migration surge enabled by Turkey. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Blaze engulfs refugee shelter on Lesbos amid tensions over surge in migration

Greece: Refugee aid groups come under attack from locals

Volunteer organisations supporting refugees and migrants on the Greek islands say they have come under verbal and physical attack from locals. Tensions are especially high after Turkey opened its borders with Europe. Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from the Greek island of Lesbos – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Greece: Refugee aid groups come under attack from locals

Anger in Lesbos over migrants increase

More violence has erupted on the border between Turkey and Greece tonight as migrants continue to try and cross there. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: … Read more Anger in Lesbos over migrants increase

Lesbos: Child migrants sleep in pens at Mytilene port – BBC News

The governor of the Greek island of Lesbos has told the BBC he apologises for the violent actions of some residents against migrants and aid workers. Costas Moutzouris also said that he condemns the actions of the Greek Coast Guard, who were earlier filmed shooting towards migrant boats and hitting them with sticks. Aid agencies … Read more Lesbos: Child migrants sleep in pens at Mytilene port – BBC News

Greek refugee hotspot at breaking point as Turkey opens gate

A Greek navy ship has arrived for the hundreds of migrants and refugees on Lesbos island who hoped to go to Europe after Turkey declared its borders to Greece open last week. But they will not be given asylum and instead deported after being taken to the capital, Athens. Lesbos already has tens of thousands … Read more Greek refugee hotspot at breaking point as Turkey opens gate