refugee hotspots

The EU auditors' report said that chronic overcrowding of camps was the result of unsuccessful  asylum policies
The Lampedusa hotspot | Photo: ANSA
A refugee holds his baby inside a bus as he waits to be transferred to a hospitality center at the port of Piraeus in Athens, Greece. He arrived with the passenger ship “Blue Star 2” from the island of Samos. | Photo: EPA/Yannis Kolesidis
Italian authorities perform health checks on all new arrivals | Photo: ANSA
Refugees on Leros, Greece | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/T.Stavrakis
A migrant at the Moria hotspot on Lesbos in January 2019 | Photo: Claire Paccalin
Picture shows refugee children playing outside their tent at the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos island, Greece.PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU
Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos | Photo: Picture-alliance/N.Economou
Refugees wait to enter the registration office in the Moria refuge camp, on the island of Lesbos in Greece, 22 May 2017. Swiss Federal Councilor Simonetta Sommarug visits the refugee camps Moria and Kara Tepe, as well as the capital Athens. EPA/PETER KLAUNZER
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini Matteo Salvini "welcomed" at the hotspot by people chanting 'Matteo, Matteo', on June 3, 2018. ANSA
With deaths at sea being the main cause of death for refugees, EU countries are trying to find viable solutions to securing their borders
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini with his Libyan counterpart, Abdulsalam Ashour. Photo from Matteo Salvini's Twitter profile