Greece

9 February 2016

Spanish Red Cross hands over health clinics on Chios and Samos

The Hellenic and Spanish Red Cross have worked side-by-side in health clinics and child-friendly spaces supporting migrants for the past four months.
Lesvos: New shoreline transit centre helps migrants upon arrival
26 January 2016

Lesvos: New shoreline transit centre helps migrants upon arrival

Over 26,000 vulnerable people have braved the freezing weather and rough seas to reach Lesvos in the first few weeks of 2016.
Chios: Helping patients and coaxing smiles as migrants wait to register
19 January 2016

Chios: Helping patients and coaxing smiles as migrants wait to register

“Next patient,” a smiling nurse calls, ushering a father with his child behind the curtain where the doctor awaits.
Supporting people through the trauma of waiting for the worst newsSupporting people through the trauma of waiting for the worst news
5 January 2016

Supporting people through the trauma of waiting for the worst news

Qusai Jaber is among the 121,000 people who have arrived on the Greek island of Chios seeking safety in the last year.
Mother of autistic triplets’ desperate struggle for support
29 December 2015

Mother of autistic triplets’ desperate struggle for support

Nurse Jihani Mofalami is among the 1,700 people arriving daily on the Greek island of Chios. She fled her war-ravaged home town of Daram, Syria with her husband and four children.
The Walkie Talkie Information Service
17 December 2015

The Walkie Talkie Information Service

“Where am I?” This is the most common question people fleeing conflict and upheaval ask when they arrive wet and cold on the northern coast of the small Greek island of Lesvos.
Fears for welfare of migrants transferred to sports hall from northern Greek border
14 December 2015

Fears for welfare of migrants transferred to sports hall from northern Greek border

Concerns are growing for the welfare of thousands of people who have been bussed back to Athens from the border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Stranded at the border in Greece and needing health care
7 December 2015

Stranded at the border in Greece and needing health care

New border regulations prevent vulnerable migrants in Greece to continue their journey. Hellenic is there to make a difference to the well-being of many of ...
Stranded in Greece
2 December 2015

Stranded in Greece

Migrants from countries other than Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan are forbbiden access to other neighbouring countries.
Thousands stranded in Greece as border closure compounds suffering for migrants
23 November 2015

Thousands stranded in Greece as border closure compounds suffering for migrants

Several thousand people are stranded in Greece after the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia imposed fresh border restrictions, forcing families to spend the night sleeping in the open.
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