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 Europeans, dear Mrs von der Leyen We wish you a Merry Christmas from the new refugee camp in Lesvos. We hope you can celebrate despite the hardships we all face due to the Corona pandemic crisis. Three months ago after the old Moria camp burned down, we moved  to a new camp and now we live here with 7000 refugees. In September we were promised much better conditions in this new camp and we were…
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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 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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Distribution progress

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 items, to food, to sleeping bags and tents. Then we found out that so many other organizations had also made calls for support and had received clothes, hygiene, sleeping bags and tents too. Because of this internal lack of communication and mismanagement between organizations, then the island Lesvos ended up with thousands of sleeping bags, tents and hundreds of kilos of clothes which were simply not needed here. At first…
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