EU states agreed to provide shelter to some vulnerable refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos, after the Moria refugee camp burned down from back-to-back fires this week.
Thousands of asylum seekers have been left homeless by the fire in the overcrowded Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, prompting a state of emergency.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has condemned the Greek government decision to extend lockdown for migrant camps saying it is using the novel coronavirus pandemic as a pretext.
Out of 40 groups currently active in camps, 22 were eliminated from a first approval phase after failing to apply by June 14, the ministry said in a statement.
The two men, an Iranian and an Afghan, reported to the camp's infirmary with buckshot wounds late on Wednesday, sources at the Moria camp said.
Refugees at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos are constantly in danger of contracting Covid-19 as hygiene and social distancing seem impossible.
For the displaced living in crowded camps, social distancing and regular hand-washing is not an option
The fire burned through two containers used as living quarters by people in the Moria camp, as well as some tents, a spokesman said.
Refugee families trapped in Greek Islands are surviving various odds — from tackling violence to rape threats — with the hope that the European Union may agree to assimilate them into Europe.
Unrest erupts at detention centre on Greek island of Lesbos as police clash with refugees
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