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Image with news article: NOW_ we are calling on European leaders to act

Thursday 17 September 2020 15:40

NOW_ we are calling on European leaders to act

The whole world witnessed Moria Camp on Lesvos go up in flames, leaving over 12,000 people without shelter amidst the global pandemic. #EnoughIsEnough. Together with an unprecedented alliance of organisations and movements, Human Aid Now is calling on European leaders to act now to urgently decongest the Greek island camps, end systematic human rights abuses at the borders, and change the policies that cause them.Join our call, sign the petition and share widely: http://www.change.org/firemoriacamp
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Image with news article: NOW_ How to help on Lesvos?

Saturday 12 September 2020 20:00

NOW_ How to help on Lesvos?

As NGOs are considering ways to support the 12.600 refugees living in the rough at the moment, our hearts are warmed by the amount of supportive messages we receive from all of you who want to help out! Human Aid Now is working on Samos and in Thessaloniki, but we are not directly active on Lesbos. We however support the following sister NGOs:
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Image with news article: Our hearts go out to all of those on Lesbos

Thursday 10 September 2020 18:15

Our hearts go out to all of those on Lesbos

Our hearts go out to all of those on Lesbos. We are shocked by the tragedy on the island, but even more so about how often humanitarians have warned about this without anyone listening. Our thoughts are with all people affected, people that were already living in severe conditions.We are currently assessing different ways on how to provide a response on the island and will provide updates soon.
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Image with news article: Refugees struggle to survive on Samos

Monday 19 November 2018 00:00

Refugees struggle to survive on Samos

4,600 refugees crammed into a camp built for 650. Food lines for hours, no safe shelter, nearly no running water and toilets! Those are the conditions for refugees on the Greek island of Samos, where we support the free medical clinic ran by our Hero Sophie Gédéon. This is heart-breaking but not unique, this is the hard reality that many in Greece, France, Italy, Bosnia and beyond endure.
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