Despite recent improvements at the Moria ‘hotspot’ on Lesvos island, overall conditions for the more than 3,000 people residing at the facility remain difficult, the daily Ta Nea reported.
The newspaper claims that the entry of journalists is prohibited, while those working for humanitarian organisations at Moria must sign a confidentiality agreement and contravening it can mean dismissal and prosecution.
However, aid workers did report that local hospitals cannot treat psychiatric cases and only medical emergencies are accepted due to staff shortages.
Migrants, meanwhile, are refusing to reveal their names or any personal information for fear of being punished by having their asylum claim delayed further.
Among the main issues is the long food line-ups, while no special meals are provided for diabetics. The toilets also continue to be in disrepair, and there is only cold water available in the camp. The safety of women is another ongoing problem.