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Refugees Set to Shiver in Tents as Winter Arrives in Greece

A bleak winter beckons for many refugees and migrants trapped in Greece, with thousands left vulnerable to the elements.  Aid organizations are offering winter assistance to those stuck in the country since the closure of the Balkan route last spring. The Greek government has largely succeeded in shifting most people from ad-hoc sites into state-run camps, but conditions in the camps vary widely.  As one UNHCR spokesman admits, “more speed” is needed in efforts to minimize...

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