57,000 refugees are currently stranded within the borders of Greece. More than 260,000 have arrived by sea during 2016 alone. http://d325ty7uqiufcm.cloudfront.net/global/assets/31015/1.1.0/HD.mp4 2016: Kara Tepe site, Lesvos, Greece There’s nothing more natural for parents than the desire to give their children a... View Post
Tag: syriaAugust 15, 2016 8:45 pm
https://dp8hsntg6do36.cloudfront.net/573ce182ba4aa17bbd000012/cec3f1f5-7fec-4162-aa72-a0f7a5586f61low.webm For two and a half years, Syrian jeweller Aboud Shalhoub tried to build a life in Turkey, having fled the war-torn Damascus, where his wife, Christine, and their two young children would remain until he could afford to relocate them. After... View Post
During the World Humanitarian Summit, visitors have been able to go through the process of registering as a refugee in Jordan. See when Melissa Flemming, spokesperson of UNHCR, is registered by a colleague from UNHCR Jordan inside a Better Shelter.
Better Shelter for refugees in Mytilini. We have delivered 520 shelters to Greece, and supported UNHCR during shelter assembly training i September. More than 3000 persons arrive to the Greek island of Mytilini (Lesvos) daily, while the winter is closing... View Post
What does daily life in a refugee camp look like through the eyes of a child? The award-winning photo exhibition “From the youth: the forgotten voices and faces of the conflict in Syria” features works by 20 Syrian children who... View Post
Less than six months after its first units shipped to Iraq and Ethiopia, a Swedish company producing modular, flat-packed refugee shelters is struggling to keep up with demand. And many of those orders are now coming from Europe.