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Greek locals welcome refugee families

/echo/file/greek-locals-welcome-refugee-families_enGreek locals welcome refugee families

In Kilkis, a small town in northern Greece, refugee families uprooted by conflict in Syria are welcomed by locals, volunteers, and members of the voluntary association Omnes. The families are gradually becoming part of the local community that once welcomed refugees of Greek origin.

The Omnes association, with the support of the European Commission, and in collaboration with UNHCR’s partner Iliaktida, provides dignified accommodation in apartments for more than 300 children, women, and men.

Video by UNHCR

Last updated 07/08/2017