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A relentless migration

Monday, March 07, 2016 - 01:12

Migrants in France find new homes as others survive in desolate conditions in Greece awaiting ''good news'' from an EU/Turkey summit. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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These are the lucky ones. Migrants in France who can now make their home at this camp built by doctors without borders. For about 1,000 people it will be better than where they came from. Where they go from here is still an unanswered question. But it's better than where they were -- living in vulnerable and sometimes dangerous campsites. This is a scene along the Macedonian border with Greece. For thousands of migrants stuck in Greece it can seem like there is no way forward. They go through the motions of every day life. They set up tents along train tracks, children play where they can. And they fight for what they can get says a refugee from Syria. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) SYRIAN MAN FROM KOBANE, KHALED, SAYING: "Yesterday, people had a fight over wood. Look at the hit in my face, look at it. They had a fight over wood. Every day there are fights. We hope that they open the gate and let us pass." As European leaders debate a plan by Turkey to halt the migration -- those on the ground wait -- and they hope.

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A relentless migration

Monday, March 07, 2016 - 01:12