Child killed in over-crowded refugee camp

Several european countries have closed borders as a consequence of the dramatic spread of the coronavirus. But it is not the only, as of the time hits hard. t

Child killed in over-crowded refugee camp

Several european countries have closed borders as a consequence of the dramatic spread of the coronavirus. But it is not the only, as of the time hits hard. t

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
19 mart 2020 Thursday 04:00
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Child killed in over-crowded refugee camp

Several european countries have closed borders as a consequence of the dramatic spread of the coronavirus. But it is not the only, as of the time hits hard.

the Pressure is currently high in the refugee camps. Here fighting many refugees diligently to be able to come to stay, and it has led to dramatic consequences.

Among other things, in Greece, where many refugees pushing to be able to get away from the Turkey.

Monday broke out thus, the brand in large parts of Moria, the refugee camp in Lesbos in Greece, which resulted in several of the camp's buildings burned down completely. The flames in the camp came, however, under the control of the fire department in the course of Monday afternoon.

the Fire also went out of a child, who lost his life, writes The Guardian.

According to Stephan Oberreit, who is head of mission for Médecins Sans Frontières in Greece, the fire has arisen as a direct consequence of an overcrowded camp in relation to Moria-the camp's normal capacity.

- The here fire comes just two months after Kara Tepe-camp, and only five months after the fire in Moria-the camp in september 2019. The here events shows us once again the dramatic impact that it can have on the physical and mental health when people live in crowded and unsafe camps as Moria, the camp, says Stephan Oberreit, according to The Guardian.

there is Normally space for about 3000 people in the camp, but right now 19.343 according to the Greek government's latest statistics.

One of the refugees by the name of Aziz, from Afghanistan, is reporting that people went into a panic when they discovered the flames.

- I was not in the camp, as it happen, but my family lives in a container in the vicinity of where it happened. But then I heard that there was a big fire, so I went back to the camp, where a lot of people tried to get out. I was in shock, and I looked after my family. A lot of the others in the camp were also in shock. There were people crying, and all had packed their things and tried to get away from the fire, he says.

It killed the child has not yet been identified.

Updated: 19.03.2020 04:00
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