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Our updates from Lesvos

Latest activities and news.


First Covid-19 case was confirmed in the crowded Moria refugee camp

Very bad news today. A Somali man who was infected returned to Moria and is now in Mytilini hospital. With far more than 100 cases on Lesvos we were and ...
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It is again a race against time

Local media just announced another case of Corona in Mytilini. It is again a race against time and now wearing masks became obligatory, but we don’t have enough. So we ...
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Moria Academia: Where East meets West

Greece is the cradle of education as we know it. In honour of the heritage that Greece gave to the known world back then, from Northern Europe up to what ...
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Hopes and Wishes from a self organized school in Moria camp

The teacher of a self-organized school, inside Moria camp, wrote a letter to us about her hopes: “I hope that all of refugees get to their destination and we can ...
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Standing Together for Lesvos during the Refugee Crisis and COVID 19

Stand by me Lesvos worry and have the same problems with local community because Stand by me Lesvos is part of the local community. We were born, grew up, work ...
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New Stage for Bottle Recycling Project

On Monday the bottle recycling project finally went into a new stage. Now the partners from Moria Corona Awareness Team have three different location to collect bottles and give on ...
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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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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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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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