1500 migrants found themselves homeless again after Greek police relocated them from the overcrowded camp of Idomeni. While people were being brought to other camps, the tent city was demolished with bulldozers.
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 police has been busing refugees out of Idomeni, with no violence reported between the migrants and the security forces. The move to accommodation in Thessaloniki is running "smoothly," according to the government.
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.
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