Greece

Sunday 18 December 2016

Rebuilding lives with dignity in Greece

Loss, horror and sadness have shaped the stories of refugees and migrants in Greece. But incredible stories of resilience and success are out there.

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Friday 25 November 2016

Death of child in Moria fire a disgrace for both EU and Greek Government

Following reports of the tragic death of a six-year-old child and woman during a fire in Moria detention centre last night on the Greek island of Lesvos, Save the Children is calling on the EU and the Greek government to urgently work to tackle overcrowding in refugee camps on the islands by moving people to safe and open facilities on the mainland.

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Monday 14 November 2016

Fears for 6,000 children as some camps on Greek islands soar to triple their capacity

An estimated 6,000 children living in detention centres and camps on the Greek islands are at risk with facilities on four out of five islands overflowing, Save the Children warned ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to Athens on 15 November.

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Monday 3 October 2016

600 children have died in the Mediterranean this year

At least 600 children have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, Save the Children has found.

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Wednesday 17 August 2016

Children at risk in crowded camps as number of refugees arriving in Greece more than doubles

The average number of refugees and migrants arriving daily in Greece is at its highest since May, causing serious congestion in the camps on the islands and putting children at risk, Save the Children said today.
 
Arrivals to the islands during the first 14 days of August increased by 144 per cent compared to the first 14 days of July*. The island of Chios has seen one of the largest spikes in arrivals with the daily average jumping from eight in July to 42 in August.
 

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