Where they sleep: Refugees build homes in unexpected places

IDOMENI, Greece — It’s a view that speak volumes of the broken European policies on refugees: Nearly 10,000 people are living in trash-strewn, smoke-filled open fields near the village of Idomeni, Greece, trapped here for months on the Macedonian border.

The vast majority are refugees and migrants stranded here as they went in search of a better life, and the countries along the Balkan route began closing their borders.

Tents and tarps have been pulled together to shield families from the elements.

This is what they now call home.

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