Conditions in many of Greece's state-run refugee camps are terrible. But at the Oinofyta camp, an hour's drive from Athens, residents are encouraged to take responsibility for the camp by using their skills. It helps foster a sense of community.
With the onset of winter authorities have yet to fully equip the refugee camps in northern Greece to help withstand the increasingly miserable conditions. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from four camps.
After clearing Idomeni, Greek police are now evacuating other unofficial camps. Yet refugees are still trying to illegally cross Macedonia to reach the EU, even setting records in doing so.
Greek officials have confirmed the closure of the squalid migrant camp near the border with Macedonia. According to activists, the plight of the refugees who lived there has only worsened.
Greece has launched an operation to gradually clear the Idomeni refugee camp on the Macedonian border. Authorities have blocked off the area and sent in hundreds of riot police.
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