When the night falls, the security situation both in Moria and the Olive Grove worsens, posing an everyday risk of clashes, riots and incidents of sexual violence. 2019.
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Afghan boys perform card tricks on a rainy weekend. “When the weather is good, we prefer to spend time in the park in Mitilini.” 2019.
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The view of the Olive Grove and Mitilini at dusk. 2019.
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A child exist a tent in the Olive Grove, inhabited by two Afghan families. 2019.
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A group of friends gathers next to the bonfire, trying to make a cold winter evening bearable. 2019.
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Fleeing Afghanistan’s Taliban-controlled area, this family’s journey to the Turkish shores took seven months. In January they have already spent four months on Lesbos, awaiting their second interview. 2019.
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Electricity is scarce and power cuts are common with dangerous structures like this one. 2019.
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A group of friends gathers next to the bonfire, trying to make a cold
winter evening bearable. 2019.
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Weather poses a serious challenge: water often enters the tents during the monsoon-like rains while summers are unbearably hot. 2019.
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According to Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in the winter of 2019, 60% of the children treated at the MSF hotspot on the island got sick due to the living conditions. 2019.
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A mobile playground in the Olive Grove. A local organisation provided the resources for this project, which is carried out thanks to the inhabitants. 2019.
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“Come, come, have some tea.” Hospitality is in stark contrast with the dire living conditions. 2019.
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Two Afghan asylum seekers are trying to enter their tent. Resisting the forces of nature is especially difficult in the living conditions of the Olive Grove. 2019.