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Latest activities and news.

New Classes for Kara Tepe Camp: The Education Busses

Unfortunately, also in the new camp in Lesvos educational program for refugees are poor. Until now just some tent-schools exist and they do not cover the huge needs. Since last ...
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Helpful Conversations: Coping Strategies When Faced With Trauma

Helpful Conversations:The aim of this workshop is for each participant to leave with at least one experience of a useful tool to continue building on personal coping strategies.We will do ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Omid from Moria Corona Awareness Team

This Saturday we will be joined by Omid from Moria Corona Awareness Team. Omid will start by telling us the story of MCAT,– how they started;– what 2020 was like ...
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Call of support to cover legal fees for our partners

Following the EU Commissioner Ylva Johanssons visit in the camp, we’ve seen what appears to be a wave of rejects taking place in the camp on behalf of the asylum ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Marjan, female Christian refugee from Iran

This Saturday we will be joined by Marjan who will come to speak about their experiences as a Mother and a Christian that fled Iran. She faced many challenges on ...
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EU funding for five refugee camps housing, BBC interview

“The EU has pledged 150 million euros of funding for five camps housing refugees on the Greek Aegean islands. But not everybody is happy. To find out why, we can ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Q&A with Raed

Continuing on the online seminars offered by Stand By Me Lesvos in partnership with Moria Academia and Σ.Δ.Ε. ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΗΣ, this Saturday we have invited Raed from Moria White Helmets and ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Petrified Forest of Lesvos

This weeks seminar will be held by the Professor Nickolaos Zouros, Director of the Natural History Museum of Lesvos, to discuss The Petrified Forest of Lesvos, a UNESCO protected area ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: The refugee crisis in Lesvos

We invite you to our next online seminar in our Saturday Talk series: “Continuing on in the remote seminars series offered by Stand By Me Lesvos in partnership with Moria ...
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International Women’s day

Today it’s International Women’s day and here are some of female MCAT members with something to say. Hi I am Zainab MCAT memberHappy 8th of March to the all women ...
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Press Review

Der Moria-Komplex | medico.de
Verantwortungslosigkeit, Unzuständigkeit und Entrechtung fünf Jahre nach dem EU-Türkei-Abkommen und der Einführung des Hotspot-Systems. Eine Studie von Maximilian Pichl im Auftrag von medico international. Das ...
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Build hope, not walls | ekathimerini.com
Given the circumstances, a woman in refuge is constantly looking for ways to meet her basic needs while learning to adapt. Managing and coping with ...
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El infierno de los refugiados en Lesbos | elpais.com
Las previsiones que auguraban temperaturas gélidas, en ocasiones por debajo de cero grados, se han cumplido y Kara Tepe, el campo de internamiento en la isla ...
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Χειμώνας στο Καρά Τεπέ Πηγή | lifo.gr
Κανείς δεν εγκαταλείπει το σπίτι και τη χώρα του, παρά μόνο αν τα βλέπει να μεταμορφώνονται στο στόμα ενός καρχαρία». Με αυτόν τον στίχο της ...
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What is life actually like in the Greek hotspots? | AYS
At least some of the most vulnerable people on Samos were able to spend recent nights in the warmth. The continuing effort of various NGOs ...
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Open letter: Christmas greeting from Moria II | medico.de
Self-organized refugee groups from the new Moria camp address Europe in a Christmas letter. The letter of the medico partner organizations in the wording. “Dear ...
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Refugees in Europe’s ‘largest refugee camp’ self-organise coronavirus awareness campaign as cases rise | tremr.com
The first case of Covid-19 was reported in Moria refugee camp in  September , as a 40 year old man from Somalia tested positive for the virus ...
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Vi er dypt fortvilet over forholdene i den nye Moria-leiren | utrop.no
De tre hjelpeteamene, som består av både leirbeboere og folk utenfor leiren,  uttrykker sterk bekymring for helsetilstanden til menneskene i leiren. De uttrykker også skuffelse: ...
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