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Refugee Girls Use Cyprus Music Program to Free Their Creativity (video)

Music is being used on Cyprus to help, heal and empower young women separated and alone having fled war in their home countries. Twenty-five girls...

UN Warns of Sexual Violence in Overcrowded Greek Refugee Camps

Refugees and migrants in Greek camps suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment while the living conditions are sub-standard, the UN said on Friday. According to...

UN: Most Refugee Arrivals Are Women, Children

Over half of the refugees coming to the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos in December were women and children, the UN has said. In...

New UN Warning About Refugees Treatment in Greece

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, remains very concerned with the situation of refugees and migrants on the Aegean islands, in particular Lesvos, Chios and...

Bodies Washed Ashore on Lesvos May be Turkish Family Fleeing Persecution, Authorities Told

The three unidentified dead bodies that washed up on the northeastern shores of Lesvos in November may belong to a Turkish family fleeing persecution...

UNHCR: Greek Refugee Camps Overcrowded, Unfit for Winter Weather

The government must speed up winter preparations at refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea where there has been a sharp rise in...

Greek Islanders Open their Hearts and Businesses to Refugees

The tiny Greek island of Tilos may have a population of under 800. But, over the last year, it has become an example to...

Overcrowding of Refugee Sites on Greek Islands Causing Distress

The U.N. refugee agency warns overcrowding and deteriorating conditions on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands are causing serious distress among refugees, leading to self-harm and...

UNHCR Concerned about Deteriorating State of Refugee Camps on Greek Islands

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned by the deteriorating situation of migrant facilities on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands. The number of new arrivals, which...

Over 3,500 Migrants Reach Greek Islands from Turkey in August

A record number of migrants and refugees have recently reached the Greek islands from Turkey, according to the latest data from the UN refugee...

PAS Giannina Football Club Launches Refugee Initiatives

Greek SuperLeague club Pas Giannina in Ioánnina, Western Greece, has embraced a solidarity and integration programme with refugee families in the Epirus region. The initiatives...

Refugee Food Festival Coming to Athens from June 18-22   

The Refugee Food Festival, a partnership between the NGO Food Sweet Food and UNHCR, is coming to Athens from June 18 till June 22...

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