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/echo/file/first-steps-new-life-greece_enThe first steps to a new life in Greece

The first steps to a new life in Greece
08/01/2018
Refugees and asylum seekers living in Greece need support to settle in and become part of the local community. With support from the European Commission, the Red Cross offers them Greek and English language courses, computer classes, access to legal...

/echo/file/agricultural-projects-cash-assistance-help-abdel-rebuild-life-gaza_enAgricultural projects & cash-assistance help Abdel rebuild life in Gaza

Agricultural projects & cash-assistance help Abdel rebuild life in Gaza
05/01/2018
2017 marked 10 years of Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, which restricts access to food, water, electricity, and other necessities. The crisis, exacerbated by the continued division between the Palestinian groups, has caused a deteriorating...

/echo/file/getting-back-school-despite-colombia-s-conflict_enGetting back to school despite Colombia’s conflict

Getting back to school despite Colombia’s conflict
04/01/2018
A six decade-long armed conflict in Colombia has caused the most prolonged and serious humanitarian crisis in the Americas. Despite government peace accord with the country’s largest guerrilla group, the FARC, civilians continue to suffer the...

/echo/file/gaza-food-vouchers-help-mohamad-and-his-wife-get-back-their-feet_enGaza: food vouchers help Mohamad and his wife get back on their feet

Gaza: food vouchers help Mohamad and his wife get back on their feet
18/12/2017
2017 marked 10 years of Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, which restricts access to food, water, electricity, and other necessities. The crisis, exacerbated by the continued division between the Palestinian groups, has caused a deteriorating...

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteers-marie-elodie-senegal_enEU Aid Volunteers: Marie-Elodie in Senegal

EU Aid Volunteers: Marie-Elodie in Senegal
05/12/2017
Launched in 2015 by the European Union, the EU Aid Volunteers initiative enables volunteers and organisations from different countries to work together on humanitarian projects around the world. Its purpose is to help build the local capacity and...

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteers-caroline-africa_enEU Aid Volunteers: Caroline in Africa

EU Aid Volunteers: Caroline in Africa
04/12/2017
Caroline is one of over 200 EU Aid Volunteers sent out to countries outside of the EU, since the autumn of 2016. Listen to her experience about living and working as an EU Aid Volunteer in southern Africa. She describes volunteering as an...

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteers-sarah-malawi_enEU Aid Volunteers: Sarah in Malawi

EU Aid Volunteers: Sarah in Malawi
04/12/2017
Ever wondered about the difference between volunteering and "voluntourism"? In this video, Sarah Buss, a German EU Aid Volunteer explains the difference. Sarah is one of over 200 EU Aid Volunteers stationed outside of the EU since the...

/echo/file/helping-displaced-people-overcome-violence-colombia_enHelping displaced people overcome violence in Colombia

Helping displaced people overcome violence in Colombia
27/11/2017
For decades, Colombia has faced the consequences of an armed conflict that has left 7.3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) – the world's largest caseload. Despite the 2016 peace agreement with one of the largest guerrillas, violence...

/echo/file/how-coloured-band-saving-children-s-lives-sahel_enHow a coloured band is saving children’s lives in the Sahel

How a coloured band is saving children’s lives in the Sahel
20/11/2017
Food insecurity, conflicts and instability make the Sahel one of the worst regions in the world to be a child. An estimated 461 250 children under 5 years of age die in the Sahel each year due to severe child undernutrition. On top of crucial...

/echo/file/humanitarian-assistance-forcibly-displaced-colombians-putumayo-southern-colombia_enHumanitarian assistance for forcibly displaced Colombians in Putumayo, southern Colombia

Humanitarian assistance for forcibly displaced Colombians in Putumayo, southern Colombia
16/11/2017
Sixty years of armed conflict in Colombia have caused one of the largest humanitarian crises in the Western Hemisphere. Colombia still records the largest number of internally displaced people (IDPs) worldwide. Despite the 2016 Government-FARC (...

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