aegean sea

The refugee camp on Samos island is severely overcrowded | Photo: Jannis Papdimitriou
A migrant boat after landing on Lesbos' northern coast | Photo: Holly Young
Reports did not indicate whether the migrants had life jackets
While the distance between Greece and Turkey may not be as large as the Mediterranean Sea, it can still be dangerous.
The Turkish coast guard with migrants rescued from the Aegean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/DHA
Cyprus and Greece continue to be popular routes for asylum seekers attempting to enter Europe. | Source: Picture Alliance, AP Photo, P. Karadjias
Many migrants have set up provisional tents outside the official camp | Photo: DW/InfoMigrants/J. Papadimitriou
Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos | Photo: Picture-alliance/N.Economou
The island of Samos in the Aegean Sea is located just 1.6 kilometers off the coast of Turkey
Refugees in line for food at the refugee camp near Idomeni, northern Greece | Credit: ARCHIVE/EPA/GEORGI LICOVSKI
Kyriakos Papadopoulos. CREDIT: PBS
A young refugee in a makeshift camp set outside the refugee camp of Moria, on the Lesvos island, Greece.PHOTO/ARCHIVE/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU