The situation of the approximately 50.000 refugees that find themselves in Greece has been worsening dramatically during the winter months. The promises of big organizations, the Greek government and the EU to winterize camps and move people from tents to isobox containers and hotels has been too slow – and in most instances has only […]
A live photo documentary on the refugee crisis in Europe
David Lohmueller has spent several months as a volunteer in Idomeni, on the Balkan route and in different refugee camps in Greece. The freelance photographer has witnessed the lives and daily challenges refugees are facing in Europe and has captured his impressions along the way.
Where are the refugees from Idomeni? What happened after the eviction of one of the largest refugee camps in Europe since WWII. What is the current situation in Greece?
Unfortunately the fate of 60.000 refugees that are currently stuck in military camps in Greece has completely vanished from media and public interest. In the past […]
Idomeni is history. One of the largest refugee camps in Europe since World War II has been evicted last week. I am still completely overwhelmed and speechless. There are no words that can describe the things we have seen and the emotions we all have experienced here during these last days of Idomeni. I will […]
Different groups of clowns, acrobats and jugglers have recently come to Idomeni to bring smiles and joy to the faces of those in the midst of extreme circumstances. In our Idomeni school we have built a small stage where everyone can gather and […]
I need your help: There is no light in Idomeni refugee camp. It’s hard to see anything during nighttime and refugees must sit and walk in the dark. To improve their living situation, I want to supply the people in the camp with flashlights.
If you want to support my „Lighten up Idomeni“ project, please […]
Gestern war ein schlimmer Tag in Idomeni. Wenn Menschen vollkommen aussichtslos gegen einen Grenzzaun anrennen, sind sie vor allem eines – maßlos verzweifelt. Ich erfahre das jeden Tag in vielen Gesprächen mit den Geflüchteten, die seit Februar hier in #Idomeni festsitzen, abgeschnitten von der Außenwelt, im Stich gelassen von Europa.