Greece's Moria refugee camp faces closure over 'uncontrollable amounts of waste'

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Δευτέρα, 10 Σεπτεμβρίου 2018
Greece's Moria refugee camp faces closure over 'uncontrollable amounts of waste'

Author: Peter Stubley | Independent | 10 September 2018

Conditions at the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos in January 2017

Greece's biggest refugee camp faces closure next month unless authorities clean up an "uncontrollable amount of waste" at the site, according to local officials.

Public health inspectors on the island of Lesbos have declared the Moria detention centre is "dangerous for public health and the environment".

A notice, issued by regional governor Chrisinana Kalogirou to the government's minister for migration and the camp director, sets out a 30-day deadline for improvements. Read more>>>