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It's rough. We're also still seeing people die as part of this movement – 410 deaths so far in 2016 ... It is a worrying situation.
The number of refugees and migrants in Greece in need of accommodation had "soared" to 24,000 – with around 8,500 alone in Idomeni overnight along the border with Macedonia.
It really is necessary for Europe to wake up now, see the situation that's building and act to try to avert this becoming a bigger crisis.
This is the biggest crisis in the refugee world of our times bar none. More refugees are Syrian than any other nationality.
These measures by states are creating tension at border crossings and a domino effect, leaving in total limbo some refugees stranded at different border points.
We have had so far this year 1,776 reported dead on the Mediterranean.
Already there is almost 3,500 deaths being reported in 2015, and as these numbers increase with still insufficient capacity for this scale of a problem and no safe legal alternatives for people to make this route, people are dying.
Also in eastern Lebanon, in the Bekaa, we've had to reconfigure the way we work to avoid large gatherings of people there.