AYS DAILY DIGEST 19.05.2016.

The situation in Idomeni still tense, but calm. Volunteers are allowed to enter the camp. Many people were affected by tear gas used by border police at Idomeni yesterday, including pregnant women and children. Camps on the Greek islands Samos, Lesbos and Chios are “are unsanitary and severely overcrowded”, HRW concludes. The deadline for Special Immigrant Visa applications from Afghan former military interpreters is May 31st. Bulgarian government to strengthen the border. The number of refugees in Serbia is increasing. Call for action from Hungary.

Weather Forecast for Friday May 20th & Saturday May 21st

Greece

Situation in Idomeni is calm

100 new arrivals to Greece

Unsanitary and severely overcrowded camps

Police director resigned due to refugee situation

UNHCR pre-registration program info

Deadline for Special Immigrant Visa

Help needed

Bulgaria

Bigger and stronger wall

Serbia

Up to 600 people daily in Belgrade

Call for volunteers

Hungary

Appeal for action

Slovenia

First arrivals to Slovenia

General

People deserve better governments

Refugees are bringing prosperity

A free space in Izmir

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