Refugee crisis strains resources on Greek island

Many Syrians who make it to Turkey via the Mediterranean view Lesbos as a stepping stone to Western Europe.

    Many Syrians who make it to Turkey via the Mediterranean Sea see the Greek island of Lesbos as a stepping stone to Western Europe.

    But with local authorities still waiting for help from Brussels, there is little to welcome the new arrivals.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Lesbos on an island that is struggling to cope.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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