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14/05/2021 - Blog post
Perched on the edge of a desert in Yemen, Al-Anad camp is home to families who have fled the 6-year war. Conditions here are harsh and unforgiving. Mohammed, member of this community, changed things for the better when he joined the residents’...
04/03/2020 - News
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič concluded their 2-day visit to Ankara on Wednesday, where they discussed with Turkish partners the situation in northwest Syria and refugee flows...
05/09/2018 - Video
Paind Khan, a refugee from Afghanistan who now lives in Greece, has been perfecting his biryani for months. It will be the first dish he cooks for his wife when they are reunited in Germany. The dish takes three hours to cook, plenty of garlic, and...
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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....
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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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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...
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07/03/2018 - Blog post
Greece has received a massive influx of asylum seekers fleeing war, many of whom are minors.
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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...
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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...

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