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April 05, 2016

Greek authorities have turned the "hotspot" registration areas into detention centers on Samos. Volunteers react to the EU-Turkey deal aimed at stemming the flow of asylum seekers in Europe.

April 05, 2016

Omer from Pakistan gives a terrible account of how refugees are treated in Turkey and how now he has been held in a detention center on Samos, Greece.

March 01, 2016

While the rubbish dump in Lesbos serves as a powerful reminder of the more than one million men, women, and children who were forced to risk their lives at sea in 2015 and the 70,000 plus who have risked it so far in 2016, it does not include the jackets of those who didn't make it.

January 22, 2016

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Greenpeace rescue team responded to a sinking rigid inflatable boat carrying 45 Afghan refugees crossing from Turkey to the north shore of Lesvos, Greece. On arrival to the scene the poor quality inflatable was taking on water. "We need to realize that this is not going to stop."

December 21, 2015

A look at some of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities this month.

December 21, 2015

Volunteers in northern France have stepped up to help fill the void in assistance for refugees arriving from Africa and elsewhere.

December 21, 2015

Amber Alayyan, a doctor working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) describes the similarities and contrasts between the refugees she met while working in Greece.

December 21, 2015

In Calais, France, visiting volunteers like Tracey and Tamar are helping refugees who arrive there after fleeing conflict in their home countries.

December 21, 2015

In northern France, local and visiting volunteers are helping refugees who arrive there after fleeing conflict in their home countries.

December 21, 2015

"There's no difference between the people living here and the people at home. That's what is so surprising when you arrive..."

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