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Greece

29 November 2016

First snow fall of the winter brings more misery to northern Greece

Temperature below zero calls for urgent action in migrant centres in Greece.
Camp communities in Lesvos learn life-saving skills
22 November 2016

Camp communities in Lesvos learn life-saving skills

Hands on First Aid and health in emergency training helps migrants understand how to deal with an emergency and assist those who have suffered injuries, allergic reactions, bleeding etc
Families brace themselves for winter in camps as temperatures drop in Greece
15 November 2016

Families brace themselves for winter in camps as temperatures drop in Greece

People stranded in Greece keep themselves busy by volunteering for the benefit of their community.
Warm clothes, blankets and sleeping bags among winter kits in Greece as weather worsens
25 October 2016

Warm clothes, blankets and sleeping bags among winter kits in Greece as weather worsens

Hellenic Red Cross distributes critical items ahead of winter season for the migrants at Scaramagas.
Young volunteers rally round children forced to flee fire at island camp
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.
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