March 11, 2016 Idomeni, Greece by Dr. Bill Dienst The border at the village of Idomeni between Greece and Macedonia was sealed with a barbwire fence about 4 weeks ago. Meanwhile, the refugee population has exploded exponentially. A week ago, there were about 5 thousand people living in tents. Today there are over 15 thousand … More Bottleneck Human Tragedy at #Idomeni
A Day in the Life of a Refugee in Moria Camp, Lesbos March 9, 2016 by Kirsten Senturia Thousands of refugees from as far away as South Sudan and as near to Greece as Syria continue to arrive on the island of Lesbos daily. Their boat landing is just the beginning of their odyssey which … More A Day in the Life of a #Refugee in Moria Camp, #Lesbos
From Dr. Bill Dienst: March 7, 2016 David Eng, the Starfish Harbor Master in charge of refugee operations on Molyvos Harbor on the North coast of Lesbos, called me at 5:45 am. “There is a boat with about 100 refugees at sea being rescued by the Greek Coast guard. We need you to assemble your … More March 7 Update on Lesbos
From Dr. Bill Dienst: March 6, 2016 The straits between Turkey and the North Shore of Lesbos have been a major route for human migration for hundreds of years. The present migration is nothing new; its uniqueness is only due to its magnitude, because of the current humanitarian crises caused by poverty and war. In … More March 6 Update on Lesbos
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