Reporting in conflict zones was no preparation for the calamity that has hit Italy in the form of a pandemic.
Three existing amps are to be closed, on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos, currently housing over 27,000 people under terrible conditions which have been repeatedly castigated by rights groups. They have a nominal capacity of just 4,500.
Five refugees drown after their boat capsizes off Greek island of Samos
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