AYS DAILY DIGEST 11/12/2017: “Militarisation of the route through Europe makes conditions for asylum seekers much worse.”

Calais, December 2017. Photo L’Auberge des Migrants


While the media dedicate most of the space (if any) to the living conditions of refugees and migrants in the Balkans, sometimes south of Italy, the situation in the rest of the European countries remains less known to the broader audience.


More people arrived today by boats to Greece.

  • Popup tents
    -Thick blankets
    (I don’t need to say sleeping bags as they are coming)
    -Tarpaulins/massive rolls of polythene.
    -emergency blankets
    -Rain ponchos
    -Shoes and Boots (we have completely run out of size 41)
    -winter jackets
    -trousers/jeans size 28 to 32
    -underwear (s/m)
    -Thick socks
    -Thermal underwear



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Are You Syrious?

Are You Syrious?

Daily news digests from the field, mainly for volunteers and refugees on the route, but also for journalists and other parties.