Greece

22 September 2016

Young volunteers rally round children forced to flee fire at island camp

Volunteers in Greece have been helping children get in touch with their loved ones after a blaze tore through a migration reception centre on the island of Lesvos on Monday.
Addressing the taboo of the emotional needs of men
13 September 2016

Addressing the taboo of the emotional needs of men

Azad and Nashmia fled northern Iraq the day that 10 of their family members were kidnapped.
Clowns, puppets and papier mâché: all in a day’s work for hygiene promotion volunteers
23 August 2016

Clowns, puppets and papier mâché: all in a day’s work for hygiene promotion volunteers

Florian Hass is a hygiene promoter working in two refugee camps in Northern Greece.
From football coaches to hairdressers: Camp community uses skills to take on training for children
4 August 2016

From football coaches to hairdressers: Camp community uses skills to take on training for children

At Skaramagas camp in Greece, there are teachers, doctors, lawyers, translators, seamstresses, hairdressers, football coaches…you name it.
Camp residents step up to keep community clean
2 August 2016

Camp residents step up to keep community clean

Every day Samir, from Syria, picks up and clears away rubbish from the Skaramagas camp in Greece.
Vaccinations to protect children rolled out in Athens’ camp
12 July 2016

Vaccinations to protect children rolled out in Athens’ camp

The Red Cross in Greece has began a measles, mumps and rubella vaccination campaign for children aged 1-15.
Syrian refugee volunteers in Greece while waiting to reunite with wife: “I don’t want anybody to lose anyone”
12 July 2016

Syrian refugee volunteers in Greece while waiting to reunite with wife: “I don’t want anybody to lose anyone”

A committed Syrian refugee volunteers with the Red Cross at the Nea Kavala camp in northern Greece while he waits to finally join his beloved wife in Germany.
Greece: Surviving war and a dangerous journey at 18, while pregnant with second child
20 June 2016

Greece: Surviving war and a dangerous journey at 18, while pregnant with second child

18-year old Arij Zaaouit has already lived through so much that it is difficult to imagine.
Greece: Improving living conditions while clowning around
14 June 2016

Greece: Improving living conditions while clowning around

Red Cross in Greece steps up humanitarian support to migrants in camps where people are stuck for an indefinite period of time.
Red Cross doubles support in Greece as thousands await their fate
3 June 2016

Red Cross doubles support in Greece as thousands await their fate

Over 50,000 people, mainly families, are stranded in Greece awaiting their fate pending decisions on asylum and EU relocation.
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