The camp was established at the end of September this year. The situation made it necessary. On one hand, the number of refugees from Syria and Iraq, who were mostly heading to Germany via Hungary and our territory, increased, and on the other hand, the Czechs introduced controls on the Slovak-Czech border at the end of September. This caused more and more people from the Middle East to appear in the border areas.

Vladimír Krčméry: Sane people help by example

On the evening of Tuesday, December 20, 2022, the leading Slovak epidemiologist and infectologist, Vladimír Krčméry, died. He was 62 years old. He had bilateral pneumonia. Just a few days before his death, he was still helping those who needed it the most. The report is from the refugee camp in Kúty, where he kept going despite his health problems. Photos are not arranged.

Boris Németh

professional photographer, Týždeň
He studied photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava, where he completed his doctoral studies in 2011. Currently, he works at the school as an external teacher of reportage photography. He has exhibited in Slovakia and abroad. Since 2006 he has been a photographer for the magazine .týždeň.