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Vathy camp, built for 650 people, hosts more than 7,300, including over 2,500 children. Samos, Greece, November 2019. © Anna Pantelia/MSF

    We continue to provide medical services to migrants and refugees in Athens and other parts of the Greek mainland, as well as on the islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios.

    Since the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal in March 2016, thousands of people on the move have remained trapped for an indeterminate period of time in five hotspots in the five Aegean Islands ─ Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros  ─ and forced to live in inhumane and degrading conditions while they wait for a decision on their asylum claims. In 2019, MSF) teams conducted almost 46,600 outpatient consultations across Greece...

    Read full article in International Activity Report 2019


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