Immediately, a brand new refugee camp has been opened on the Greek island of Samos with a capability of three,000 folks.
The power is about 5 kilometers from a short lived camp close to Vathy village and different island villages: it’s surrounded by tall barbed wire. Refugee organizations have made some criticisms of refugee camps funded by the European Union.
“We will solely assist our sufferers survive,” Docs With out Borders (MSF) introduced upfront. Samos is the primary island to have a so-called closed middle and managed entry. The others might be positioned on Lesbos and Chios.
“The federal government is fixing the immigration drawback in accordance with its dedication to residents,” Immigration Minister Notis Mitarakis instructed reporters on the opening of the refugee camp.
“Simply two years in the past, 10,500 immigrants arrived on Samos, and 111 have arrived thus far this 12 months. There have been 7,500 folks within the outdated camp final 12 months, and now 400 folks will transfer to the brand new camp.”
Greece achieves this purpose primarily by strengthening maritime border controls and relocating folks to the mainland. Mitalakis stated that within the new camp, immigrants could have good dwelling circumstances and safety. He reiterated that Greece is now not a gateway for unlawful immigrants to enter the European Union.
In line with Greek media studies, folks dwelling in refugee camps can depart between 8 am and eight pm each day, aside from these whose asylum purposes are rejected and should return to Turkey in accordance with the refugee settlement reached between the EU and Turkey.