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Our updates from Lesvos

Latest activities and news.


Lesvos Academia Seminar: Lesvos and Its Inhabitants Through Time

We are incredibly excited to continue our weekly seminar series about all things Lesvos. This week we will discuss the history of Lesvos and its people. Continuing on in the ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Lesvos Agriculture by agronomist Strati Senta

Every Saturday, we are hosting English online zoom-seminars about Lesvos, to learn about its history and culture. This Saturday at 12 pm we are focusing on agriculture in Lesvos presented ...
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Setting up a needs-based distribution system for refugees in Lesvos

Due to the number of organizations currently working on Lesvos, there is no organized way to distribute items to the refugees. Every organization has its own warehouses with its own ...
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With our small forces we strive to highlight refugee problems, to provide supplies and opportunities

In this very long background article about the situation in Lesvos also Mixalis Avialotis, Director of Stand by Me is quoted, as well as members of our partners Moria Corona ...
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Christmas distribution

Merry Xmas to everyone under 18 years in the camp. Yesterday was probably one of the largest one day distribution in the camp since September all done by refugees for ...
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Education and Neutrality

A Statement from Stand by me Lesvos. Stand by me Lesvos considers itself as an organization with the main focus on education. Since 2018 thousands of refugees joined our classes ...
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Distribution progress

After the big fire in Lesvos, we received massive support from Germany and other places too of things to support and distribute to the people; everything from clothes and hygiene ...
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Fire in Samos: help on the way

Last night big parts of Samos camp burned down. As far as we know from our partners there no one was killed or severly injured but once more thousands are ...
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Corona awareness campaign wins PR-Bild-Award

“Stay Home” from Muhannad Al-Manild wins third prize in the NGO category. Frankfurt / Mytilini, October 30, 2020 – The Moria camp no longer exists, in the beginning of September ...
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Response after the fire in Moria

We would like to do a thank you post because we are very grateful for all of the donations that we have received in the time after the fire. Thank ...
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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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