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13/07/2021Commissioner Johansson’s first visit to Greek islands

On 29 and 30 March, Commissioner Johansson went to Greece to visit the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos to meet with camp residents as well as Greek authorities and discuss the progress on the construction of new reception centres, in order to be ready before the next winter.

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13/07/2021Project WASH - improving hygiene facilities in the temporary facility on Lesvos

After fires destroyed Moria camp in September 2020, the temporary facility was set up in record time to accommodate 10 000 residents. Providing washing and hygiene, or ‘WASH’, facilities became an urgent priority.

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