Greece

In a report released today, Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) once again calls on EU leaders to completely change their approach to migration and to stop intensifying their existing containment and deterrence policies, which are causing avoidable harm to the health and...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on the Greek and the EU authorities to stop their efforts to rebuild a new system of containment for refugees and asylum seekers on the island of Lesbos, Greece, and to break once and for all the cycle of suffering for people trapped on the Greek islands...
Nearly 12,000 men, women and children have been forced to evacuate Moria refugee camp, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, after a fire tore through the camp during the night of 8 September. The camp was almost completely burned down, and people are now on the streets, with nowhere to stay. Médecins...
A case of COVID-19 coronavirus on Lesbos has sparked fresh fears for the health and safety of people trapped in camps on the Greek islands. With unhygienic, cramped living conditions, the threat of an outbreak among people is very real, yet there are no epidemic response plans in place. MSF is...
Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu International President, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Intergovernmental Conference on Global Migration Compact December 11, 2018 Thank you for being here today, and for gathering to address the challenges of migration. This is not an issue countries can deal with in...
MSF calls for emergency evacuation of vulnerable people to other EU Member States Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is witnessing an unprecedented health and mental health emergency amongst the men, women and especially children kept in Moria camp, on Lesvos, Greece. MSF is...
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) denounced the exorbitant price governments and non-governmental organisations are required to pay to vaccinate vulnerable children. In the past few weeks, MSF has vaccinated more than 5,000 refugee children between ages six months and 15 years...
MSF calls for the opening of a safe and legal passage at the land border between Turkey and Greece 
Brussels/Athens, 3 December 2015 – A joint operation to rescue people risking their lives on the dangerous sea crossing between Turkey and Greece has been launched by international medical...
10 September saw the immediate closure of the Captain Elias camp on Kos island, a makeshift building where authorities have been directing refugees to stay while awaiting their registration papers. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), who used the building for medical consultations, is expressing...
An MSF mobile medical team operating in the Idomeni area on the border between Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece received ten people with wounds from stun grenades fired by Macedonian border troops on 21 August. The situation in the area is currently in a state of chaos, with 3000 migrants and refugees...
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