A man from Syria is calling his left-behind family shortly after his safe arrival on the shore of Lesbos.
A local man spots for refugee boats in the early morning, to lead the passengers to safe landing-points.
Moria refugee-camp on Lesbos, December 2015. The former high-security-prison is functioning as one of the infamous Migration-Hotspots of the EU.
Members of a Spanish Search-and-Rescue Organisation after a landing near Mytilini, Lesbos.
A fled family shortly after their landing on the island, waiting for their transport to Camp Moria.
Women and children in a bus heading to the local port, for a ferry to Greece mainland.
A charging-station in Camp Moria – one of few points with access to electricity.
A couple waiting inside Camp Moria.
A little boy after his crossing on the shore. A ski-mask protects him from the cold temperatures.
A boat with refugees near the shore of Mytilini, searching for a spot to land safely.
A queue for the asylum-application-process. There is one point for people from Syria & Afghanistan, and one for every other country of origin – many applicants don’t have a chance of a transfer to the European mainland at all.
A group of circus artists from San Francisco, USA, tours between the Hotspots of the islands. They want to bring some joy and entertainment into the devastating climate.
Passengers of a landed boat burn their life vests on the beach to warm themselves and to send a signal to other boats.
A fled family gathers in front of a makeshift kiosk near Moria Camp.