One year after the EU-Turkey Deal, MSF released a report to expose the human costs of European policy failures in Greece and the Balkans.v
In recent months, MSF teams in Serbia have treated an increasing number of patients reporting widespread violence and cruel and degrading treatment allegedly perpetrated by Hungarian authorities at the Serbian/Hungarian border.
The conditions where people are currently living in the transit zones in Serbia are not fit for human habitation in any form of dignity as there is almost no minimum standard met. More and more people are trapped in terrible conditions which is also having an impact on their mental health.
Laurent Seale, 29, a logistics supply coordinator from Cape Town, recently helped refugees and migrants in Serbia who made the perilous journey across the Me
MSF provides health care using two mobile clinics to people stranded with no access to shelter or hygiene facilities at the Serbia/Croatia border.
Jota Echevarría has returned briefly from Hungary, Serbia and Croatia where in recent weeks MSF teams have been providing medical services to the thousands of refugees, mainly from Syria, fleeing war and trying to reach the heart of Europe.
Thousands of refugees and migrants in the Balkans have been exposed to conditions that pose a real threat to their health as assistance fails to meet minimum standards.
MSF has reinforced its teams on the Serbian side of the border to Hungary as clashes breakout between Hungarian Police and the refugees.