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09/03/2021 | Article

Masouma: Volunteering because she cares

By Georgia Trismpioti, IFRCMasouma, a young Afghani woman living at the Kara Tepe refugee camp in Greece for the last six months, is a shining example of an empowered woman.A mother of two, Masouma dedicates much of her free time to volunteering for ...

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01/07/2020 | Article

“Volunteering saved my life”

By Georgia Trismpioti, IFRCJack is an Iranian engineer living in Greece. Back home in Tehran he owned his own construction company and was surrounded by a close-knit group of friends, colleagues and family. But that all changed one day.“I had to leav...

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27/05/2020 | Article

Greece: “I’m halfway to reaching my dreams”

By Georgia Trismpioti, IFRCSomaya dreams of becoming a medical doctor and bringing relief to those who are suffering. Somaya and her family had to flee war-torn Afghanistan and sought refuge in Iran. She and her family have had a difficult life, but ...

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04/03/2020 | Press release

Media Advisory: IFRC President in Greece

Athens/Budapest/Geneva, 04 March 2020—The President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mr Francesco Rocca, has travelled today to Greece. Mr Rocca will be advocating for increased support for Greece to add...

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