AYS digest 1/9: Over 13,000 people saved in the past 4 days

Record number of refugees arrive to Italy. Volunteer lifeguards needed in Greece again. Food supply cut off, no running water in Vial. Chicken pox reported in Athens. Serbian state secretary: “Balkan route is not closed for migrants”. Updated guide for ayslum procedure in Switzerland. Bavaria to dictate residence of asylum seekers. Donations of food needed in Calais.

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Entire families are risking their lives to cross the sea from Lybia to Italy. Photo: Caitlin Ryan / MSF

MEDITERRANEAN

GREECE

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Refugees protesting inhumane treatment in Greek camps. Photo: Contaminando Sonrisas

With EU-Turkey deal effectively put on hold, volunteers and lifeguards are needed again

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Number of refugee arrivals to Greece per day since the beginning of EU-Turkey deal (March 20th) until today, the red line indicating the day of the attempted coup in Turkey. Graph: Patrick Kingsley/Twitter

No food in Vial hotspot today, no water for 4 days

Athena Centre for Refugee Women needs support

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Gabrielle Tan with refugee women in Athena Centre on Chios. Photo: Athena Centre for Refugee Women

Refugees in Moria finally get to wash their clothes

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Two Syrian boys helping to unload donations in Moria camp. Photo: Jim Henley

Chicken pox outbreak reported in Athens

Through refugee eyes: protest in Thessaloniki

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BALKANS

Miksalište celebrating its first year of work, state secretary says “anyone can pass through Serbia”

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Volunteers and refugees celebrating the first year of Miksalište. Photo: Miksalište

Refugee children to enter school in Croatia

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Kids of Porin refugee centre in Zagreb are getting ready for entering Croatian school system. Photo: AYS

SWITZERLAND

Updated detailed guide for ayslum procedure!

GERMANY

Bavaria becomes the first German state to dictate residence of asylum seekers for a period of 3 years

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FRANCE

Belgium Kitchen team needs food for Calais

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

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