A month after Moria fires, UNHCR warns of worsening conditions ahead of winter

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Παρασκευή, 9 October 2020
A month after Moria fires, UNHCR warns of worsening conditions ahead of winter

Author: UNHCR | unhcr.org | 9 October 2020

Four weeks after the fires destroyed Moria Reception and Identification Centre on Lesvos, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is reiterating  its call that urgent action and improvements are needed to avoid further deterioration of living conditions for some 7,800 refugees and asylum-seekers currently sheltered in the emergency site in Kara Tepe. 

Colder weather and the onset of winter will only bring more hardship for the people there. There are critical gaps in drainage, water, sanitation, hygiene and health services that need to be addressed without any delay.  

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