AYS DIGEST 7/1 —Surviving 2017: From cut water supply to attacks and hypothermia

Damascus and its surrounds cut off from water supply for days / Explosion leaves dozens dead in rebel-held town of Azaz / Refugee tents covered in snow in Greek camps / Temperatures drop to -20 while people still sleep rough in Serbia / Two refugees dead due to extreme cold in Bulgaria / 15 year old Syrian dies in the aftermath of NYE attack in Bremen, Germany / The Dunkirk Refugee Women’s Centre in France burned down

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Moria camp — photo by Giorgos Kosmopoulos

SYRIA

Damascus and its surrounds cut off from water supply

Fuel truck explosion leaves dozens dead in Syrian border town

GREECE

Refugee tents covered in snow amidst harsh winter conditions in camps

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Moria camp — photo by Giorgos Kosmopoulos

SERBIA

Refugees still without adequate shelter with temperatures dropping to -20 at night

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Photos by Kontrapress
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Photos by Kontrapress

BULGARIA

Two Iraqis found dead due to extreme cold

GERMANY

15 year old Syrian dies in the aftermath of NYE attack in Bremen

FRANCE

People still sleeping rough in the streets of Paris

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Photo by Megan Stuart

The Dunkirk Refugee Women’s Centre burned down

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Photo by Rob Crook

Petition — Free Cédric Herrou

„Cédric Herrou is neither a criminal nor even an activist, just a man moved by so much distress, a man determined not to close his eyes, to act where the authorities shine by their absence“, stands in the petition.

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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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