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Kamp Pengungsian Terbesar di Yunani Terbakar

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Rabu, 09 Sep 2020 19:56 WIB

Lesbos - Kamp pengungsian migran terbesar di Pulau Lesbos, Yunani, terbakar. Penyebab terbakarnya kamp yang dipenuhi 12.500 orang ini belum diketahui secara pasti.

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Kebakaran besar melanda kamp pengungsi terbesar di pulau Lesbos, Yunani, Rabu (9/9/2020) waktu setempat.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Kebakaran tersebut menyebabkan lebih dari 12.000 migran membutuhkan tempat perlindungan darurat di pulau Lesbos.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Pada malam hari, para migran di kamp pengungsi Moria melarikan diri dari kebakaran yang terjadi di beberapa titik dan memusnahkan sebagian besar kamp dan perkebunan zaitun di lereng bukit.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Kamp pengungsian ini awalnya dimaksudkan untuk menampung sekitar 2.000 orang, namun ternyata jumlah migran jauh melebihi kapasitas hingga 12.500 orang sehingga menyebabkan kamp menjadi sesak.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Penyebab kebakaran masih belum diketahui. Juru bicara pemerintah Petsas menyatakan penyebab kebakan kemungkinan besar disengaja sebagai protes atas tindakan lockdown.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Kamp ini dilockdown setelah seorang penduduk Somalia dinyatakan positif mengidap virus Corona. Dan setelah diadakan pengujian besar, ditemukan 35 orang lainnya yang terinfeksi di kamp penuh sesak tersebut.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Dilaporkan tidak ada korban dalam kebakaran tersebut.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Perdana Menteri Yunani, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, mengadakan pertemuan darurat tingkat menteri untuk memeriksa situasi di Moria dan memutuskan tindakan yang akan diambil.  

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Lesbos adalah titik penyeberangan tersibuk di Eropa pada 2015-16 untuk migrasi ilegal selama perpindahan besar-besaran pengungsi ke barat. Banyak yang melarikan diri dari perang di Suriah dan Irak dan melakukan perjalanan melalui Turki.   

Fire burns container houses and tents in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp that had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, leaving more than 12,000 migrants in emergency need of shelter on the island of Lesbos. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Setelah gelombang migrasi itu, Yunani mendirikan kamp-kamp di Lesbos dan empat pulau lainnya, membantu pendanaan Uni Eropa, dan baru-baru ini juga mendirikan jaringan kamp-kamp di daratan.  

Kamp Pengungsian Terbesar di Yunani Terbakar
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