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Monday, April 24, 2017

EU calls for urgent protection of 23,000 child refugees left stranded in camps

Study says squalid Greek and Italian camps lack adequate security, food, water and medical facilities, leaving unaccompanied minors vulnerable to abuse Urgent action is needed to help at least 23,000 unaccompanied child refugees stranded in squalid and unsafe Greek and Italian refugee camps, an official EU audit has warned. Camp life in Greek and Italian “hotspots” – holding centres set up at migrant arrival points – is plagued by a lack of security safeguards, water, decent food, blankets and medical facilities, the new study says. Related: Uganda at breaking point as Bidi Bidi becomes world's largest refugee camp Continue reading...