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18 Mar 2020
The Guardian published a situational overview of France, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and reactions from humanitarian organizations sharing concerns that their staff are unable to work due to the pandemic. Their alert comes from the well-...
09 Feb 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian. Her story about dire living conditions and a close look at cases of...
05 Nov 2018
Human Rights Watch (HRW) published an article urging Greek authorities to drop the charges against activists who were trying to rescue migrants and asylum seekers at sea. The two activities, Sarah Mardini and Sean Binder, and two Greek nationals...
23 Feb 2018
''European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos had a series of meetings with the UN leadership on Friday in New York, to discuss international cooperation in issues related to migration and safety'',...
26 Jan 2018
Please scroll down for Greek version Humanitarian workers worldwide focus on the provision of services to people who have suffered and faced traumatic experiences in the past. The provision of services and promotion of human rights can become a...
26 Jan 2017
Greek Reporter reports that "the European Commission on Wednesday announced a new UNICEF-EU joint project to help 6,000 refugee and migrant children across Greece, including unaccompanied minors. The action will be financed with 8.5 million euros...
15 Jul 2016
The Greek Red Cross are said to have received €240,000 in order to fund schemes designed to support unaccompanied minors arriving as refugees. The money will be used for humanitarian purposes but in particular to fund the development of more...
15 Jul 2016
WTSP reports that a leading humanitarian group is blasting Pfizer (PFE) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for what it says is a refusal to lower the price of their pneumonia vaccines, making it harder to treat refugee children in Greece and in other...
30 Jun 2016
National Geographic reports that in the stories about refugees who have fled to Greece, one word comes up often—stuck. Fleeing conflict in Syria, Afghanistan, and other countries, the asylum-seekers have hit roadblocks and closed borders. While the...
18 Jun 2016
Aljazeera reports that as the United Nations commemorates World Refugee Day on Monday, many Elliniko residents say they are struggling with overcrowding, unsanitary food and a lack of adequate medical services amid soaring illnesses in the camp. ...

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