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Playtime in Idomeni provides respite for families

Playtime in Idomeni provides respite for families

Tania Karagianni, 53, makes the men around her laugh. “No drawings, no shade,” she says under a marquee near the Red Cross medical clinic and a couple sit down at the table and obediently pick up pencils.

Hellenic Red Cross increases support for thousands of families trapped in camps

Hellenic Red Cross increases support for thousands of families trapped in camps

Medical care and vital food, water and emergency supplies are being prioritized by Red Cross teams at one of the Greek capital’s main camps for migrants.

Learning the local language during agonizing wait for information

Learning the local language during agonizing wait for information

Find out how a young Iraqi man stuck in Greece copes with life in a limbo.

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Athens 106 72

Contact Information:

Tel: (30) (210) 3609 825 (Communication Office) 3621 681 (/ International Relations Department)
Fax: (30) (210) 3609 825 (Communication Office) 3615 606 (International Relations Department)
Telex: 225156 EES GR
Telegram: HELLECROIX ATHENES
Email: pr@redcross.gr
Web: http://www.redcross.gr

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Dr Antonios AVGERINOS
  • Vice-President (Lawyer): Ms Despina LASKARIDOU
  • Secretary General (Economist): Ms Evangelia VELENTZA-ZOUROUDI
  • Head of Human Resources: Mr. Athanasios APOSTOLIDIS
  • Head of Finance: Mr. Georgios DOUMANIDIS
  • Material Superintendent, Pharmacist, Maj Gen (retired): Mr Kostantinos ALATOPOULOS
  • Responsible for HRC International Relations Processing (until further notice): Ms Angeliki FANAKI

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