Refugee camp

Lesvos doctors accuse NGOs of failing to care for refugees

State hospital doctors on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, which has been hard particularly hit by the refugee crisis, have complained that nongovernmental organizations receiving European Union funding to help migrants are not doing enough, resulting in them being forced to bear an excessive burden.

ND chief slams gov't over 'disheartening' situation at Moria

Opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis (c) is seen during a visit to the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, on Friday. Mitsotakis attacked the leftist-led government's handling of the refugee crisis, describing the situation at the camp as "disheartening." "It is inconceivable today to have people living in wrecked tents, in the mud," he said.

Mitsotakis decries state of Moria refugee camp on visit to Lesvos

The leader of opposition New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, on Friday decried the state of the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos during a visit to the eastern Aegean island.

Mitsotakis met with representatives of the local community and residents and sought to encourage them that the refugee crisis will eventually abate and their village return to normal.

Officials hand out dictionaries to refugees in Athens

A boy browses through the pages of a dictionary at Eleonas refugee camp in Athens, Monday. Switzerland's ambassador to Greece Hans-Rudolf Hodel and Greek Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas distributed the mini lexicons aimed at giving some basic communication information from various languages to migrants in Greece. [Yorgos Karahalis/AP]

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