The vaccination campaign has started!

The vaccination campaign has started!

As an increasing number of people around the globe are being vaccinated against Covid-19, we are glad to announce that also in the camp the vaccination campaign has started. This will give the residents of the camp the opportunity to protect themselves and each other against the virus. Refugees are specifically at risk, due to the overcrowded living conditions in the camp, the poor sanitary facilities, a lack of water and limited health care available. Moreover, since the Covid-19 virus does not care about borders or fences, the vaccination of refugees will also help to protect the local Greek population…
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Refugees current situation in Kara Tepe II Camp

Refugees current situation in Kara Tepe II Camp

Unfortunately the Corona Virus is spreading again inside the camp. This is the reason why Stand by me Lesvos intensiefied it’s activities to raise awareness. We printed new flyers in four languages and our partners from Moria Corona Awareness Team (MCAT) distributed them together with masks and sanitizers to all the camp residents. Here is a a note written by Omid Raihan Alizada from MCAT about the current situation in Kara Tepe II Camp: "Corona is spreading and it gets from bad to worse! These days we see that Greece is slowing down its Covid restriction, which were in place…
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Together against Corona: disinfection training

Together against Corona: disinfection training

We managed a disinfection training for our partners from the Moria White Helmets. Now they will be able to disinfect all the tents and public spaces in the camp. This is a very important step, because Corona is again spreading fast. And it is also important they do this as a self organized project from refugees for refugees.But, and please read this carefully: Stand by me Lesvos is a small organization. We try to do whatever is possible, but our resources are limited and we face huge financial problems, since we believe such projects have do be done even with…
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