On the Greek island of Lesbos is the Moria refugee camp, constructed for 3,100 people but now with a population of more than 20,000 men, women and children.

Before lockdown, we met with one of the few people with first-hand experience of the camp, photojournalist Fellipe Lopes.

Episode 1 – Fellipe gives insight into the atmosphere and living conditions in Moria refugee camp.

Episode 2 – Fellipe gives insight into the hygiene, sanitation and health situation in Moria refugee camp.

Episode 3 – Fellipe describes just how dangerous it can be in Moria refugee camp, particularly for children.

 

 

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