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A woman watches over her daughters as they go up a ladder into a cargo train at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on April 27, 2016.
Some 54,000 people, many of them fleeing the war in Syria, have been stranded on Greek territory since the closure of the migrant route through the Balkans in February. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman watches over her daughters as they go up a ladder into a cargo train at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on April 27, 2016. Some 54,000 people, many of them fleeing the war in Syria, have been stranded on Greek territory since the closure of the migrant route through the Balkans in February. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)
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Greek authorities have started evacuating some 8,000 migrants from the makeshift Idomeni camp on the Macedonian border. Migrants have been stranded there since March, when the border with Macedonia was closed, preventing the migrants from heading north toward Germany and Sweden. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR Athens contributor Joanna Kakissis about the latest in the refugee crisis.

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This segment aired on May 24, 2016.

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