The First Reception Centre (Hot-Spot) of Leros, seen through a window the former Psychiatric Hospital. There are around 600 people living there. Since the July riots the camp has been split into different zones for the different ethnicities.
The Hot Spot in Lepida opened on the 26th of February 2016 in the grounds of the former Lepida psychiatric hospital. At the beginning it served as a registration camp for refugees and migrants who were travelling to Europe through Greece but since the closure of the borders in March 2016 it serves as a permanent camp. People are allowed to go out, they have three meals a day, the prefabricated huts have a bathroom and are air-conditioned and compering to other refugee camps in Greece the conditions are bearable.