Showing posts with label volunteers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label volunteers. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Greek volunteers awarded top UN humanitarian honour for efforts with migrants and refugees

A Greek human rights activist and a Greek volunteer rescue team Efi Latsoudi and the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) – have been jointly awarded this year’s Nansen Refugee Award for their efforts to aid refugees arriving in Greece during 2015.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Anzac Day honors fallen of Western Front

Some 3,000 Australians marked Anzac Day on Monday with a somber dawn service in northern France to honor their forebears who fought in the Battle of the Somme a century ago.

Monday, April 18, 2016

More than half of Bulgarians back "migrant hunters" , so-called “citizens’ patrols”

More than half of Bulgarians support to one degree or another “migrant hunters”, the self-proclaimed “citizens’ patrols” by vigilante groups who capture and force refugees out of the country, according to the results of a poll by Alpha Research.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Croatia 'forcing' Hungary to take in refugees

Croatia has said it had "forced" Hungary to take in thousands of refugees, and would continue sending them to its northern neighbour, amid deepening discord in Europe over the biggest westwards migration in decades.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Austrian aid convoy heads for Hungary to help refugees

Volunteers in a convoy of around 140 vehicles have set out from Vienna to cross into Hungary to distribute aid to refugees and bring them back to Austria.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Greek islands under ‘tremendous strain’ as hundreds of refugees arrive daily (UN)

UN, 16 June 2015 – More than 55,000 refugees have arrived in the Greek islands so far this year, with hundreds arriving every day in inflatable dinghies and wooden boats, putting a “tremendous strain” on the communities that receive them and worsening conditions for the new arrivals, the United Nations refugee agency said today.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...