Migrants check their mobile phones after landing on a beach in the Greek Island of Kos on August 12. Authorities in Greece are struggling to handle boatloads of migrants, mostly from war-torn Syria and Afghanistan, arriving in crammed rubber dinghies from the nearby Turkish shore with hopes of making new lives in Europe. The influx of refugees has triggered a “humanitarian crisis within the economic crisis,” said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, while calling on Europe to help his cash-strapped country face the situation. The UN Refugee Agency has asked Greece to take control of the “total chaos” on the island.
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(This story appears in the 04 September, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)