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Refugee crisis in Europe

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Football bringing refugees and host communities together in Serbia
27/06/2018 - Video
Peace Football Cup is a football tournament in Belgrade, Serbia, which fosters interaction between refugees and host communities. More than 250 people came to see 16 teams which brought together refugees of various ethnicities from eight refugee...
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.

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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...
07/03/2018 - Blog post
Greece has received a massive influx of asylum seekers fleeing war, many of whom are minors.
06/03/2018 - News
Eleven days ago, on 24 February 2018, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2401, which requires all parties to the Syrian conflict to immediately cease hostilities for at least 30 consecutive days throughout Syria to enable the delivery of...
20/02/2018 - News
"The humanitarian situation in parts of Syria, in particular in the de-escalation areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, has deteriorated significantly over the past eight weeks with hundreds of innocent victims, including many women and children.There...
22/11/2017 - News
International and local humanitarian agencies engaged in Ukraine joined forces in Berlin for a one-day conference, supported by the EU, to draw attention to the forgotten humanitarian crisis in the east of the country, urging decision makers to...


22/11/2017 - Photo story
In April 2014, conflict between armed groups and government forces broke out in eastern Ukraine and continue to this day.
20/11/2017 - Blog post
Education in emergency situations can rebuild children's lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills.
17/10/2017 - News
Launched in September 2016, and implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Turkish Red Crescent in collaboration with the Turkish government, the European Union's flagship humanitarian programme, the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN...