Mar
11

‘Help us, our children are dying’: Scores of youngsters fall ill in Greece’s filthy and flooded migrant camp where 14,000 are now stranded after Macedonia shut its border

Thanasis Gavos   Fri, 11 Mar 2016; 11:00

Scores of children stranded at a disease-stricken migrant camp in Greece have been falling ill with fever and diarrhoea after torrential rain turned it into a mud bath.

Around 14,000 migrants are camped out in the Greek town of Idomeni on the Macedonian border after several Balkan states closed their borders.

Persistent heavy rain has turned the makeshift camp into a quagmire and daytime temperatures are only around five degrees centigrade.

Read the full article here.

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