Global & Disaster Medicine

Moria: A growing safety and mental health crisis in Greece’s largest migrant camp on the island of Lesbos

Unprotected, Unsupported, Uncertain :  Document

  • “……Currently, more than 8,500 people are crammed into a site which only has the capacity to host 3,100.
  • 84 people are expected to share one shower.
  • 72 people are expected to share one toilet.
  • People must rise at four in the morning to stand in line to get food and water, which is distributed at eight.
  • The sewage system is so overwhelmed, that raw sewage has been known to reach the mattresses where children sleep, and flows untreated into open drains and sewers……..”

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