Greece

Hellenic Red Cross

Providing dignity to people on the move in Lesbos

Providing dignity to people on the move in Lesbos

In the first three weeks of August, over 54,000 people have arrived in Greece, many fleeing conflict and persecution.

In-pictures - Greece: people on the move

Farah and her parents are from Iraq. Each day they come to wait at the police station to find out if their registration process is complete. Farah doesn't like that there is so many people, but the fence is no problem to her, for now. So far in 2015, 160,000 migrants have arrived in Greece, already almost four times more than in the previous year. Kos, just kilometres from the Turkish coast, ha...

Pressure eases for migrants in Kos, but stark needs remain

Pressure eases for migrants in Kos, but stark needs remain

Today, Greece is now bearing the greatest share of the burden of migration in Europe.

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Contact details

Address:

Rue Lycavittou 1 Street
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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