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 upon return to the camp from Athens. The largest refugee camp in Europe, it is located outside the village of Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos. By September the camp had around 35 confirmed cases - when it was then gutted by a fire that  destroyed shelter and basic services for nearly 13,000 men, women and children. The camp, described by Human Rights Watch as an  ''Open-Air Prison'' , housed around  20, 000 people as of this summer ,…
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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: “Vi føler at vi er på samme sted som i mars da vi begynte å advare mot koronaviruset og skapte oppmerksomhet rundt dette i leiren”, heter det i det åpne brevet Utrop har mottatt via sin kontakt på stedet; Shirin Tinnesand.      read more
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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 dort? "Kara Tepe" heißt das neue Lager auf Lesbos für die Flüchtlinge. Innerhalb kürzester Zeit wurde es gebaut, um die rund 12.000 Flüchtlinge, die nach dem Brand in Moria obdachlos waren, unterbringen zu können. Viele haben aber Angst vor einem zweiten Moria.       read more
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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 Lesvos after a devastating fire wiped out the biggest migrant camp in Europe just a week ago. "We'll not give up, this is the main important thing, to clean the area in which we are living in right now,” said a Moria White Helmets volunteer who was helping organising the cleaning up.      read more
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