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A group of Syrians rest by a spring in Sykamia village. They have been walking for half an hour from the beach where they landed on an inflatable boat from Turkey and they might have to walk nine more hours to Moria where the First Reception Centre is located. <br />
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Every day hundreds of refugees, mainly from Syria and Afghanistan, are crossing in small overcrowded inflatable boats the six mile channel from the Turkish coast to the island of Lesbos in Greece. Many spend their life savings, over $1,000, to buy a space on these boats.