AYS DAILY NEWS DIGEST 17.4.2016

While Greece is still coping with 53,805 refugees stuck in the country, including those in severely overcrowded camps, a German politician has proposed IQ tests for the refugees in order to “speed up integration”. 54% of Syrian refugees in Lebanon remain undocumented because of prohibitively high costs.

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Refugee child peeking through the wire fence in Idomeni. Photo: Nima Yaghmaei Photography

LEBANON

56percent of 1.1 million Syrian refugees remain undocumented, can’t afford registration.

GREECE

Chios, Lesvos, Northern camps are over capacity.

Help clean up Lesvos beaches!

NGOs welcome to Petra Olympou camp.

Polykastro, Idomeni need long term volunteers.

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Makeshift school at EKO gas station in Polykastro. Photo: Phoebe Gilpin

Container or a shed needed in Idomeni

MACEDONIA

Refugees stuck in Macedonia, which didn’t participate in EU-Turkey Agreement

SERBIA

Refugees still finding illegals ways to cross: travelling with smugglers is NOT advised!

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Refugees in Preševo camp. Photo: Youth Office Presevo

GERMANY

Saarland to introduce IQ tests for refugees.

Citizens of Wesselig are protesting integration.

FRANCE

Volunteers needed in Calais and Dunkirk

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