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Updates from Lesvos and Moria Camp

Our latest activities and news from Lesvos.


Leros Refugee Youth Group: how a self organization works

We support the Leros Refugee Youth Group to enhance their activities and recently did a small interview to introduce one of its founders, Mohammad Taluli who is originally from Gaza ...
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We are the People of Moria

Today is the World Refugee Day, a day to create awareness. And we will do exactly that: for the past week we have been around Moria camp asking for statements ...
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Our latest activities and co-operations

Beach Cleaning Every year before summer season the volunteers department of the Municipality calls for Volunteers to help cleaning the beaches. We support this call and some refugees we work ...
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A second letter to Europe from Moria camp in corona times

Our partners from the camp, the Moria Corona Awareness Team and the Moria White Helmets wrote a second letter to Europe, after their first one was published in many major ...
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The threat of Coronavirus is not at all over

Busy days in our office. Sewing machines and clothes arrived from Germany to be distributed to mask factories both in the camp and to our Greek partners. Then the new ...
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A new Academia soon!

As you know originally Stand by Me Lesvos was always focusing on education. And we believe education is the the most important thing we can offer. But unfortunately our old ...
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New plastic bottle recycling project and co-operation activities

Water Bottle Recycling Another new project implemented with our partners Moria Corona Awareness Team and Moria White Helmets: recycling plastic bottles. Now if you bring six empty bottles you get ...
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Urgent Call from Moria Camp for Help in Corona Times

This is the call from our partners in Moria, MCAT and White Helmets, in English: Yesterday we, Moria Corona Awareness Team and Moria White Helmets wrote an appeal to the ...
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So many things to take care of.

Overcrowded Moria has experienced a rise in violence with the lockdown. This led to a peaceful demonstration. Also another fire in the camp destroyed three tents. Meanwhile all our activities ...
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Leros Corona Awareness Team (LCAT) created!

We are very happy that we were able to do another step and help refugees in Leros, who contacted us last week. More than 2000 are almost forgotten there on ...
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Press Review


Lesbos: Leben im Übergangs-Camp | zdf.de
Vor wenigen Wochen ist das Camp Moria fast vollständig niedergebrannt. Danach herrschte Chaos – bis ein provisorisches Zeltlager errichtet wurde. Wie geht es den Geflüchteten ...
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Greece: Migrant volunteers clean roadsides near Moria as many remain homeless following fires | ruptly.tv
Refugee and migrant volunteers could be seen cleaning the roads near Moria, on Wednesday, as many are still sleeping rough in the Greek island of ...
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Fires Gut Europe’s Largest Migrant Camp On The Greek Island Of Lesbos | npr.org
Ra’ed Alabed, a 45-year-old Syrian, is now sheltering with friends along with his daughter, son-in-law and four-month-old granddaughter. The fires destroyed their tents.  “We don’t ...
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Camp de Moria : le point de vue des bénévoles | arte.tv
Après 5 mois passés sur place, notre correspondant Mortaza Behboudi quitte le camp de réfugiés de Moria sur l’île de Lesbos. Dans ce dernier reportage, ...
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Self-organization in Moria | mare-liberum.org
Since 2016, many refugees are forced to stay in Moria in order to wait for their asylum decisions for months, sometimes for years. With time, ...
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Minority Communities Mobilize | areweeurope.com
A group of refugees from diverse countries have set up the Moria Coronavirus Awareness Team (MCAT), which aims to educate their respective communities about the ...
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Moria Camp in Lesvos is absolute chaos | wadi-online.org
Since the beginning of March, Thomas has been on the Greek island of Lesvos, in the refugee camp Moria. There, he has been supporting a ...
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Flüchtlingscamp Moria: Die hygienischen Bedingungen sind katastrophal | diakonie.at
Die Lebenssituation der Menschen im Flüchtlingscamp Moria auf der griechischen Insel Lesbos ist katastrophal. Omid kam nach seiner Flucht aus Afghanistan in das Camp in ...
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