Europe

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Absence of Greek Government plans for islands' unaccompanied children presents risks, a group of NGOs warns

On August 1, the Greek Government will assume responsibility for services provided to asylum seekers on the Greek islands and for unaccompanied children throughout Greece. Humanitarian organisations working on the islands and with unaccompanied children welcome the transition to a Government-led response.

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Tuesday 16 May 2017

Rescue At Sea: The Inside Story Of A High Stakes Transfer

A blog by Dan Stewart, Search & Rescue On-Board Media Manager, Save the Children

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Wednesday 12 April 2017

Child rights organisations welcome EU Commission’s policy to protect child migrants and refugees

Commission must now transform words into action, say agencies
 
The EU Commission’s new policy guidelines, which provide concrete actions to protect all migrant and refugee children arriving in Europe, have been broadly welcomed by child rights organisations.
 

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Tuesday 7 February 2017

Thousands of children out of school after classrooms hit by heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine

Thousands of children have been forced out of school in eastern Ukraine due to last week’s surge in fighting. At least five schools and two kindergartens have been damaged by heavy shelling and 11 other schools have had to close, according to humanitarian organisations supporting the emergency education response in Ukraine.

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Tuesday 10 January 2017

Families stranded in freezing temperatures in the Balkans

Dozens of migrants and refugees are at risk of freezing to death in Europe if immediate action is not taken Save the Children is warning after recent heavy snows and bitterly cold temperatures hit Greece and the Balkans.

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