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Lesvos Sees Dwindling Tourist Numbers Due to Refugee Influx

All the more tourists are shying away from the Greek island of Lesvos, as the humanitarian crisis is growing there by the day.

Greece Refugee Crisis Raises Awareness, Attracts Help

The ongoing influx of refugees and migrants to many of the Greek islands this summer is not only raising awareness to the predicament of hundreds of people fleeing conflict but is also attracting the interest of everyone from nurses and billionaires who wish to lend a helping hand.

Migrant Influx Out of Hand, Greek Border Island Mayors Warn

The mayors of several Greek border islands are calling on the government to step in with immediate measures to deal with the increasing numbers of illegal migrants reaching their shores daily as they do not have the resources to deal with the situation.

Kos Mayor: Tourists Continue to Safely Enjoy Holidays on the Island of Solidarity

"The issue of the control and management of the migration flow is a European problem, and exceeds the capabilities of a small island like Kos", the island's mayor, George Kyritsis, said in an announcement referring to the major influx of refugees from the Turkish coast.

Kos Drowning with Refugees, Tourism Disrupted

As if the current economic crisis, the capital controls and the negative media portrayal of the country weren’t enough, Greek border islands, among them Kos, are having to also deal with a growing migrant problem at the peak of the tourism period.