#Germany #Greece #Berlin @THWLeitung #Refugees #Aegean #aid

More than 25,000 people live in overcrowded refugee camps on the Aegean islands of Leros, Samos, Lesbos, Kos and Chios.
Many millions of euros and specialists such as the technical relief organization are available to help. But the local authorities seem to be undermining the projects. According to a media report,
foreign aid for migrants housed in Greece is being made considerably more difficult by local authorities. As a report says, a project of the Technical Relief Organization (THW) failed in March because of "political problems".
On behalf of the German federal government, the water supply on the Aegean island of Samos should be improved. The THW report to the German Federal Ministry of the Interior said about the failure of the project:
"The ostensibly technical problems (not enough water in the new camp) turn out to be political problems on closer inspection (for example, disconnection of the main water line to the new camp) and therefore cannot technically, but only politically. "
According to the THW, the main water line to the refugee camp was disconnected by a local administration due to protests from the population. In addition, there were indications of a well nearby,
which the THW could not find because the island administrations "allegedly do not know its exact location". The possibilities from the EU's infrastructure projects have also not been used sufficiently. Of the 310 million euros made available, only 70 million flowed out,
the report, citing the THW report. The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) had promised to finance the water project on Samos, which has not yet been implemented. Over 25,000 people live in overcrowded camps on the Aegean islands of Leros, Samos, Lesbos, Kos and
Chios. The Moria refugee camp on Lesbos was almost completely destroyed in fires on Tuesday and Wednesday. According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), 11,500 people, including 4,000 children, have been left homeless.
Many of the refugees no longer want to stay on Lesbos, but primarily to Germany. Here the admission of homeless refugees from Moria is discussed further. Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) announced on Friday that up to 150 minors would be taken out of the camp.
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