Refugee camps: Pregnant and living in a wet tent – BBC News

Date: 2019-12-26 11:36:36

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The medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières says a health emergency is unfolding as refugee camps on the Aegean islands see a spike in new arrivals from war torn countries. In Lesbos – almost 18,000 people are crammed into a camp that was originally built for around 2000 people. Pregnant women and newborn babies are some of the most vulnerable people in the camp. Many end up spending months living in what MSF call – an “endemic cycle of human suffering”. The BBC’s Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar reports

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