Governor threatens camp Lesvos to close

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ATHENS – The Greek authorities are threatening the large shelter for migrants on Lesvos to close. The governor of the North-Aegean Islands, says that inspectors are there appalling conditions have been found. If the problems are not within the thirty days to be resolved, should the camp close.

In the infamous camp in Moria are, according to official figures approximately 8300 refugees and migrants to be found. They live in tents and containers. The United Nations and human rights groups have the camp previously described as overcrowded and unfit for human habitation.

Now reads also governor Christiana Kalogirou sounding the alarm. She stated in a statement that inspectors include broken sewer pipes and enormous amounts of waste have been detected. Also there would be a high risk to the transfer of diseases because of the overcrowding.

“We set a deadline of thirty days to all of the problems to solve”, wrote Kalogirou, to the director of the camp and the minister of Migration.

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