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Mental health crisis

Finding the courage to continue on in Greece's refugee camps

Along with hundreds of other refugees, Audrey, Baimba and Hassan have received mental health support from the IRC while living in Greece’s overcrowded camps. They’ve confronted the traumas of the past while living in conditions that no one should have to endure. 

Listen to their words in this animation, beautifully illustrated by Jocie Juritz and voiced by actors.

The COVID-19 pandemic has only made things tougher for refugees living in camps, with lockdowns trapping people in intolerable conditions. The IRC is calling on European leaders to urgently relocate the 15,000 people who remain trapped on the islands.

Read more from the IRC in Europe: Audrey's story, Baimba's story, Hassan's story.