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Mental health crisis among children

Below, you can watch a harrowing first-hand testimony from a mother of five who fled the fire in Moria, yet still remains trapped in containment in the new camp.

Trigger warning: the video below contains mentions of suicide

As time goes on, I am taking care of more and more children who harm themselves or have suicidal thoughts. The lack of activities, which are now extremely limited due to COVID-19 measures, contributes to this. The length of time the children have lived in the camp also has an impact – many of them have been here for months. I just cannot get used to broken children's souls.

Katerina Šrahulková, Médecins Sans Frontières Psychologist, Lesbos

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