AYS digest 8/9: 73 Syrian NGOs have stopped cooperation with UN

Only 2,9% of promised 160,000 refugees have been relocated in the first year of a 2-year EU program. Warm, waterproof clothes and shoes needed again as the winter approaches. Serious food shortage in overpopulated Calais camp.

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Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) have pulled from any cooperation with UN’s agencies in the country. Photo: The White Helmets

SYRIA

73 different aid groups suspend cooperation with UN in Syria because of influence of Assad regime

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Bashar al Assad and his wife posing for journalists at a food distribution centre in Damascus. Photo: AFP

Increase in suicide attempts and mental illness among children of besieged Madaya

EUROPE

Only 2,9% of promised 160,000 refugees have been relocated in the first year of a 2-year EU program

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Thousands are left in inhumane conditions, waiting for the EU to fulfil its promises. Photo: Refugee Support Greece

GREECE

Notara 26 re-equipping after the attacks

Support groups for LGBT refugees in Greece

New volunteer initiative provides eyeglasses to refugee kids who lost them on their way to safety

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Many children have lost, broken or overgrown their glasses on a turbulent way to Greece. Photo: ESBWN

Refugees leaving the camps in Northern Greece

Greek and Bulgaria to jointly patrol borders

BALKANS

Winter clothes and shoes needed as the weather gets colder, and more refugees arrive on daily basis

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Miksaliste is reporting a shortage of warm slothes and shoes, especially for kids and women. Photo: Miksaliste

Croatia shows its ugly face, brings little refugee sisters and their loving mother to tears

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Iranian sisters Negar and Malania managed to learn the language in only five months. Photo: 24sata

FRANCE

Serious food shortage in overpopulated 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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