A young boy is seen at the Doctors of the World clinic
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Humanitarian crisis threatens the Greek city of Perama

As unemployment rises and social benefits are cut under the country's austerity measures, tough financial times are looming for more and more people in Greece.

In the old port city of Perama the situation has become so bad some people are calling it a humanitarian crisis.

Almost 60% of the population are jobless and many people rely heavily on charities to get basic food and medical help.

Marek Pruszewicz reports.

  • 30 Mar 2012
Go to next video: What impact are Greek austerity cuts having?