Feb 26: “They are dedicated to helping themselves and their fellow refugees.”

By |2019-02-26T18:59:55+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|

Our jungle medical camp today: The sun was shining but the cold wind was blowing. We saw 70 people today. Many, many VOT. Victims of Torture. Many just sick from the conditions and untreated chronic illnesses. Saw 3 women today with history of sexual violence. Raped in Turkey on the journey to freedom. The van [...]

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Feb 26: “Here there is a feeling of depressed desperation.”

By |2019-02-26T19:01:10+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|

Another cold and rainy day but the jungle clinic saw over 60 patients. One woman who had pneumonia was in the camp for 2 months and had NO COAT. She came in with a fever coughing and shivering so badly she couldn’t use her hands. We got her inside our van and Riikka made a [...]

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