The Chíos team is working with a very high level of demand, with days in which up to 100 patients pass through the clinic.
Vial’s poor conditions make many sick with unusual ailments such as scabies, ringworm, impetigo, etc.
The countryside is still overcrowded and, although people have been transferred to the continent, living conditions are terrible. In general, 33,000 people live in this type of facility on the Aegean islands as of July. In Vial there are approximately 4,300 people.
UNHCR has 297 people staying in hotels and apartments in Chios. Usually these are vulnerable men and women.
In the last week of June, UNHCR has not recorded any disembarkation in Chios, although 27 people arrived in Lesbos.
The majority population remaining in the Aegean camps are Afghan (50%) and Syrian (18%) nationals. The third nationality is Somali, with 6% of the population.
Similarly, there are 45% men; 22% of women and 33% of minors.