On the night of Tuesday, September the 8th, multiple fires broke out at the Moria Reception and Identification Center. These fires were allegedly started by asylum seekers due to the quarantine imposed to the camp after 35 asylum seekers were found positive for COVID-19. Following an investigation by the Hellenic Police, 4 adult Afghans and
The Camp of Moria, the biggest migrant accommodation camp in Europe has been destroyed in a series of fires. The Ministry of Migration and Asylum is working tirelessly since, in order to provide shelter and supplies to the people who lost their accommodation and belongings.
In this page you will find official information, updates and instructions regarding the situation in Lesbos, the migrants and the efforts of the Ministry.
Dear migrant, if you are in Lesvos, the only safe place for you and your family is in the new camp. There, the Greek State guarantees your safety and provides you with electricity, water, medical care, wifi etc. Inform only from the official authorities. Do not trust anyone else, they are using you. Families, children
Please come to the camp. Your stay in the camp will guarantee decent living conditions, medical treatment, and supplies for you and your family. Keep in mind that if you don’t come to the camp you will not be able to leave Lesbos. The Asylum procedures will only take place in the camp. Warning !