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/echo/file/refugees-find-safety-and-new-home-greece_enRefugees find safety and a new home in Greece

Refugees find safety and a new home in Greece
25/07/2018 - Video
In 2015, one million refugees and migrants arrived in Greece to seek safety in Europe. Most of those making the journey were fleeing conflict in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Many refugees sought to cross Greece to reach north European countries....
sweden_forest_fires_eu
24/07/2018 - News
The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre is working around the clock and is in constant contact with the authorities of Greece, Sweden, and Latvia, which have all requested EU support following the unprecedented forest...
02/04/2018 - News
Greece bore the weight of responsibility at the height of the Mediterranean refugee and migrant crisis which at its peak saw 10 000 men women and children arriving in the country in one day.
Greece_ESTIA
02/04/2018 - Country page

/echo/file/5-things-you-need-know-about-cash-assistance-refugees-and-asylum-seekers-greece_en5 things you need to know about cash assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Greece

5 things you need to know about cash assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Greece
02/04/2018 - Video
As part of the European Commission's flagship programme Emergency Support to Integration & Accommodation (ESTIA), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), is implementing a cash card assistance programme in Greece to help all refugee and asylum...
tdh_greece_refugees
07/03/2018 - Blog post
Greece has received a massive influx of asylum seekers fleeing war, many of whom are minors.

/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 - Video
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...
Greece teacher by NRC
15/12/2017 - Blog post
The Syrian war has turned many lives upside down. For some, it has also reversed traditional gender roles. We visit Douaa Sakhnini and her family in Veria camp, northern Greece, where refugees and asylum seekers have found a new home with support...

/echo/file/accessible-education-all-refugee-children-greece_enAccessible education for all refugee children in Greece

Accessible education for all refugee children in Greece
26/10/2017 - Video
In Greece, the new academic year started for both Greek and refugee children in September. In order to support the integration process of refugee kids, Pavlos gives afternoon classes in Exarchia neighbourhood, Athens. "I don't consider...
Leivada by UNHCR
09/10/2017 - Blog post
In Greece, months of uncertainty come to an end for refugees and asylum seekers who find new homes with UNHCR assistance and in the framework of ESTIA, the European Commission Emergency Support to Integration and Accommodation programme. The...

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