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02 Mar 2018
According to Refugee Info ''The Greek employment authority, OAED, will now issue unemployment cards to all fully registered asylum-seekers and recognized refugees in Greece. Unemployment cards give access to free public transportation and social...
01 Mar 2018
Kathimerini reports that ''Greece has refused to take back refugees from Germany, in violation of Dublin regulations, according to a report in Germany’s Passauer Neue Presse. In a response to a parliamentary query submitted by the German Left party...
28 Feb 2018
Proto thema reports that ''A total of 997 refugees and immigrants landed on the shores of the northern Aegean islands in February. Out of the total number, 533 were identified and registered at the reception centre in Lesvos, 47 in Chios and 397 in...
24 Feb 2018
The Irish Times reports that ''nearly 50 Syrian refugees have arrived in Ireland from Greece this week under the Government’s relocation programme. Twenty refugees arrived in Ireland on Wednesday followed by a further 29 people from Greek refugee...
23 Feb 2018
''A 5-year-old refugee boy died on Friday after he was run over by a car on the road linking Mytilene, the capital of the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, to the town of Mantamado'', Kathimerini reports. ''The accident occurred outside the refugee...
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'',...
21 Feb 2018
''European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly on Wednesday called for more assistance to Greece by other European Union member-states to deal with the refugee-migrant crisis,'' according to Kathimerini. ''During a visit to Athens, the European official...
20 Feb 2018
''A total of 117 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the last three days (17-20 February). There were 135 arrivals on Lesvos, 17 on Chios and 25 on Samos. A total of 575 migrants and refugees have arrived on Lesvos,...
20 Feb 2018
Kathimerini reports that ''a group of 17 Turkish citizens seeking asylum in Greece after crossing on a rubber dinghy to the eastern Aegean island of Oinousses includes six children and four women. The seven men in the group told Greek authorities...
19 Feb 2018
Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) reports that ''The European Commission has made assurances that it will continue to finance the Estia housing programme placing asylum seekers in apartments in 2019'' according to the representative of the UN High...

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