Refugees live under harsh conditions amid COVID-19

Posted : 2020-09-21 13:14 Updated : 2020-09-21 13:14
Afghan children play inside an abandoned car as refugees and migrants from the destroyed Moria camp are sheltered, near a new temporary camp, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Greek officials have said they could forcibly remove people from the road near the burned-out camp where they have been sleeping rough and take them to the camp if people refuse to go. AP

Migrants wait in a queue to enter a temporary camp near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Greek authorities have been scrambling to find a way to house more than 12,000 people left in need of emergency shelter on the island after the fires deliberately set on Tuesday and Wednesday night gutted the Moria refugee camp. AP

Migrants wait in a queue to enter a temporary camp near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Greek authorities have been scrambling to find a way to house more than 12,000 people left in need of emergency shelter on the island after the fires deliberately set on Tuesday and Wednesday night gutted the Moria refugee camp. AP

Migrants arrive at a temporary camp near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. AP

A woman washes a girl as migrants gather near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. AP

Migrants gather next to an abandoned vehicle near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. AP

A migrant holds her baby as she runs to avoid a small fire in a field near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. AP

Refugees and migrants wait to be registered in the new temporary refugee camp near Panagiouda, hosting refugees and migrants from the destroyed Moria camp on September 12, 2020. Thousands of asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos languished on roadsides , homeless and hungry after the country's largest camp burned down, with local officials stonewalling government efforts to create new temporary shelters. AFP

Refugees and migrants from the destroyed Moria camp sleep on the side of a road, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, September 13, 2020. Reuters

A general view of the temporary camp for refugees and migrants near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Sunday Sept. 13, 2020. AP

A family rests along the roadside where thousands are living with out shelter and exposed to the elements near the Kara Tepe camp on the island of Lesbos on September 13, 2020. AFP

A police car patrols over a new temporary camp for refugees and migrants at Karatepe near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. AP

A woman with her baby walks past a queue during food distribution along a road where thousands of refugees and migrants are living with out shelter and exposed to the elements following the burning down of their camp, near the Kara Tepe camp on the island of Lesbos on September 13, 2020. AFP

A two-month old baby from Afghanistan sleeps at an abandoned building near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Just over 6% of people have been rehoused, following a recent fire that destroyed Greece's biggest camp for refugees and migrants making 12,500 people homeless, in a new temporary facility under construction on the island of Lesbos. AP

A girl carrying a puppy walks on a street as refugees and migrants from the destroyed Moria camp start to enter a new temporary camp near Kara Tepe, Mytilene, Greece, 16 September 2020. EPA

Migrants and refugees enjoy the sea near the new contemporary camp on the island of Lesbos on September 15, 2020. AFP

An Afhan man repairs a light as he and other refugees and Migrants are sheltered near the destroyed Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. AP

Migrants sleep in a camp on a road leading from Moria to the capital of Mytilene, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Fires swept through the overcrowded camp at Moria on two nights the previous week, prompting more than 12,000 migrants and refugees to flee. Most of them remain without shelter even though emergency tents are available at another island site where a new camp is being built. AP